The Call of the Wild (Version 2)


Read by Tom Crawford

(4 stars; 32 reviews)

This is the story of Buck, dog napped from sunny California to snowy Arctic during the Alaska gold rush. This deservedly famous book has been already recorded by LibriVox and downloaded more than 100,000 times. Why, then, would anyone suggest another recording? Because this will be a Solo recording. One of the joys of LibriVox is also a source of frustration for some listeners. That is, getting used to a narrator just in time for it to change! So, with apologies to Gordon, Kristin, Jean, and Miette, I am doing a solo. (Introduction by Tom Crawford)

Please be aware this book contains graphic descriptions of unspeakable animal cruelty and violence. (3 hr 34 min)

Chapters

1 - Into the Primitive 25:07 Read by Tom Crawford
2 - The Law of Club and Fang 22:41 Read by Tom Crawford
3 - The Dominant Primordial Beast 34:26 Read by Tom Crawford
4 - Who Has Won to Mastership 22:11 Read by Tom Crawford
5 - The Toil of Trace and Trail 35:59 Read by Tom Crawford
6 - For the Love of a Man 32:04 Read by Tom Crawford
7 - The Sounding of the Call 41:38 Read by Tom Crawford

Reviews

Now, now...


(4.5 stars)

This book was not actually intended specifically for children, that's just one of the misinterpretations our misguided societal way of thinking. We hear people say it's a children's book, when, in fact, it isn't. And we don't know. There are detailed descriptions of extreme cruelty, and there is also mild language that may be offensive to parents of smaller children, such as "hell" and "damn," as well as what appears to be the n-word when referring to the monkey's "little [____] faces." So, you've been warned, now you can't complain!

pretty good


(3.5 stars)

It was a really good book but it was super sad and bloody

Read it if.......


(4.5 stars)

It's a great book, but it's to bloody!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

boring telling the same story over and over again


(1 stars)


(2 stars)

This only had the odd numbered chapters.