White Fang by Jack London

White Fang by Jack London

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Published a few years after The Call of the Wild, Jack London's White Fang offers a sort of thematic inversion to its predecessor. Whereas the former saw the transition from domesticity to the wild, White Fang tells the story of a wild-born wolf pup's adoption and adjustment to having human companions.

While London's novels often investigate the untamed wilderness and its contents, they also hold up a mirror to contemporary society. While the violence animals level against each other feels strange to "civilized folk," London doesn't miss a chance to demonstrate how cruel humans can be towards one another.