HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

White Fang by Jack London
Loading...

White Fang (original 1906; edition 2003)

by Jack London

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
7,00787515 (3.88)165
Member:fuzzi
Title:White Fang
Authors:Jack London
Info:Dalmatian Press (2003), Hardcover
Collections:Your library, TBSL
Rating:***1/2
Tags:None

Work details

White Fang by Jack London (1906)

  1. 60
    The Call of the Wild by Jack London (Anonymous user, kxlly)
    Anonymous user: Jack London's other famous tale of dogs in the wild.
  2. 00
    A Dog Named Wolf by Erik Munsterhjelm (bookel)
  3. 01
    The Wolfling by Sterling North (bookel)
  4. 01
    The Year of the Hare by Arto Paasilinna (hippietrail)
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 165 mentions

English (81)  Spanish (4)  Portuguese (1)  All (86)
Showing 1-5 of 81 (next | show all)
A beautiful story of a young pup from a litter and is growing up. Great details of his surroundings and other animals. ( )
  hermione8665 | Feb 17, 2017 |
The aim of life was meat. Life itself was meat. Life lived on life. There were the eaters and the eaten. The law was: EAT OR BE EATEN. He did not formulate the law in clear, set terms and moralize about it. He did not even think the law; he merely lived the law without thinking about it at all.”

“I’m going to give the evolution, the civilization of a dog—development of domesticity, faithfulness, love, morality, and all the amenities and virtues.” Jack London

The opening scene where White Fang lures out the sledge dogs one by one and kills them - and then goes after the two men - is both frigthening and fascinating.

There are several other frightening scenes - like the crucial fight with the bull dog. Oh, my. But then also delightful scenes where White Fang encounters the God’s (humans) goodness and tenderness.

I had forgotton how great this classic American tale was - up there with "Watership Down"] in it’s realism and moral force. ( )
1 vote ctpress | Feb 10, 2017 |
Enjoyed the first three chapters, even if they were a bit gruesome. Cast Liam Neeson and you'd have the makings of a fine movie there. Lost interest when the narration switched to the wolves' point of view. Also, the narrator's voice was grating and seemed to emphasize the wrong things. Unfinished. ( )
  sturlington | Jan 19, 2017 |
Saga of a wolf dog of the north ( )
  JackSweeney | Jan 10, 2017 |
I tried to read this book many times. I now wonder what took me so long! I really enjoyed this book, and the touching example of what a kind heart can do to a damaged soul. ( )
  Shadow494 | Jun 20, 2016 |
Showing 1-5 of 81 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (133 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Jack Londonprimary authorall editionscalculated
London, Jackmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Applegate, KatherineIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Chatty, JohnNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hootkins, WilliamNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hutt, HenryIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kent, JonathanNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lawrence, T. C.secondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Thomley, BobNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ward, HelenIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen frozen waterway.
Quotations
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
This is the main work for White Fang by Jack London. Please do not combine with any abridgements, adaptations, annotated editions, etc.
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
White Fang is part dog, part wolf - and the only one of five tiny cubs to survive. In his lonely world, he soon learns to follow the harsh law of the North - kill or be killed. But nothing in White Fang's life can prepare him for the cruel owner who buys him and turns him into a vicious killer - a pit dog forced to fight for money. Will White Fang ever know the kindness of a gentle master or will he die a fierce killer?
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0439236193, Paperback)

With an introduction from award winning K.A. Applegate, White Fang is one of London's classic tales of survival and one of his most popular stories. White Fang is part dog, part wolf, and the lone survivor of his family. In his lonely world, he soon learns to follow the law of the North--kill or be killed.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:22:08 -0400)

(see all 8 descriptions)

The adventures in the northern wilderness of a dog who is part wolf and how he comes to make his peace with man.

(summary from another edition)

» see all 40 descriptions

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.88)
0.5 3
1 19
1.5 4
2 66
2.5 13
3 280
3.5 55
4 462
4.5 37
5 358

Audible.com

34 editions of this book were published by Audible.com.

See editions

Penguin Australia

An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.

» Publisher information page

Tantor Media

2 editions of this book were published by Tantor Media.

Editions: 1400102685, 1400108888

Urban Romantics

2 editions of this book were published by Urban Romantics.

Editions: 1909175269, 1909175013

Recorded Books

An edition of this book was published by Recorded Books.

» Publisher information page

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 113,320,376 books! | Top bar: Always visible