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"Белый Клык" - суровая и прекрасная история клондайкского волка. В ней - дух борьбы, звериный оскал и кровавые драки, северная природа, жестокая в своей справедливости, - и в то же время закон добра и ласки, заменяющий "закон дубины и клыка", забавные похождения неуклюжих трогательных волчат, любовь и преданность - и волчья, и человеческая...
Paperback, 352 pages
Published 2004 by Ajris-Press (first published May 1906)
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Robert Not YA. It is listed as "Adventure" at Wikipedia.

YA defined :Young-adult fiction or young adult literature, often abbreviated as YA,[1] is fiction…more
Not YA. It is listed as "Adventure" at Wikipedia.

YA defined :Young-adult fiction or young adult literature, often abbreviated as YA,[1] is fiction written, published, or marketed to adolescents and young adults.

While it is a very accessible book, originally a serialized novel, it was intended for a general audience as literature. For one thing, there are no major characters who are young adults or teenagers. It has no, not human at least, "coming of age" angle typical of YA fiction. Until the last part (of five) it is a story of unrelenting uncompromising harshness and cruelty. The author goes to great length to not humanize the dogs, especially White Fang, to prevent any identification of his story as a disguised allegory of a human life. It is a literary work that consciously tells a story exactly the reverse of its predecessor Call of the Wild.(less)
cardulelia carduelis It depends on the edition :p

The easiest way to check for a specific edition is to go to the Goodreads page and look at the bottom of the summary,…more
It depends on the edition :p

The easiest way to check for a specific edition is to go to the Goodreads page and look at the bottom of the summary, right next to the cover photo. (less)
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Henry Avila
Mar 16, 2015 Henry Avila rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Can an animal part wolf, part dog, be rehabilitated and become a domestic pet? The exact opposite of, another Jack London novel, The Call of the Wild. So the premise is, in White Fang. A runaway former Indian bred she- wolf, Kiche, along with forty odd others, in a wolf pack, are following three men on a dog sled, two still alive. Famine grips the territory in the Yukon, during the Klondike Gold Rush, Canada, just before the start of the Twentieth Century . The wild animals are starving, literal ...more
Lynne King
I was reminded of Diana, the Huntress with her lop-eared hounds driving her chariot and her nymphs as her hunting companions when I read this book. And it is as that Goddess that I accompanied the wolf White Fang (the only survivor out of a litter of five puppies), on his incredible journey through life. I was the hidden onlooker basking in all the trials and tribulations that overcame him, be it through periods of famine, extreme brutality by human beings, his necessity and desire to hunt and t ...more
Lyn
Nov 02, 2015 Lyn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
White Fang, Jack London’s 1906 companion (and thematic mirror) story to his classic The Call of the Wild begins with an archetypal London setting, a scene of desperate survival in a harsh, cruel environment.

Following the growth of a hybrid wolf-dog as he grows and fights and survives in the frozen north, White Fang embodies and demonstrates many of the common themes of London’s work such as survival of the fittest, isolation from society, and a primitive naturalism.

In the spirit of Joseph Conr
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Nikoleta
May 17, 2016 Nikoleta rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics
Δεν νομίζω να έχω διαβάσει άλλη αφήγηση ποτέ, που να μπαίνει τόσο πολύ στην ψυχοσύνθεση ενός ελεύθερου και άγριου πλάσματος. Εξαιρετικός ο Τζακ Λόντον.
Huzeyfe
Mar 08, 2016 Huzeyfe rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jack London, Jack London, Jack London. Ne desem az gelecek biliyorum. Jack London neden Jack London olmuş bir kez daha anlamama neden olan bir kitap oldu Beyaz Dış. Daha önce birkaç kere okumaya niyetlenmiştim ama kısmet bu zamanaymış.

Normalde karla kışla pek aram yokktur ama Jack London'ın tasvirleri ile taşı tarağı toplayıp Yükon nehrinin kenarına yerleşme isteği oluştu bende. Bir kere hikayenin örgüsü, ana konuya geçiş mükemmeldi. Ayrıca karaktlerin derinlikleri, onların hissiyatının tamamen
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Councillor
I can still remember the day I received the hardcover edition of this novel as a christmas present by my grandmother four or five years ago. At a time when I was still recuperating from the classics thrown at us in school with the pure result of me feeling disgusted by everything which has been published more than one hundred years ago, I decided White Fang to be a piece of literature I'd better not pick up. And so it rested on my book shelf for more than three years before I brought myself to o ...more
Wanda
***Wanda’s Summer Carnival of Children’s Literature***

Well, Jack London got to have his cake and eat it too, didn’t he? White Fang is like the mirror image of The Call of the Wild. While The Call of the Wild was about a domestic dog going wild, White Fang is the tale of a (predominately) wolf becoming domesticated.

It’s a very sentimental story, structured to get us to identify with the animal. The structure sets us up to view Gray Beaver as fair but unloving, to see Beauty Smith as hateful, and
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Mike (the Paladin)
Jan 01, 2014 Mike (the Paladin) rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
One of my all time favorite books. Hard at times, bloody, but if you love the outdoors, and dogs, try it.



****The above was my original "minimalist" review of this book.****

Actually the book doesn't require much of a review beyond, "great book". However as a friend here noted she's just reading it my mind was drawn back to it.

As noted below I grew up on a small farm and didn't have access to a lot of novels. I had 4 my parents had given me as gifts over time and our school had a small library. T
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Anuradha
Many years ago, as a young girl, during one of my gaming phases, I remember playing Age of Empires II. And I remember how the Aztecs, during their halcyon days succumbed to the power of the Spanish Conquistadors, merely because they though them Gods. Gods who carried guns and firepower. Gods who wore armour. Gods that they sacrificed people to pacify. Gods that ultimately caused their destruction. And no, I'm not giving a history lesson; I'm trying to give an analogy. White Fang, a wolf-dog cros ...more
Jade
Apr 11, 2009 Jade rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
not to treat animals,earth humans or anything
with disrespect. We are all equal.
Animals and pets don't choose thier owners, we
choose them.
Animals don't know if thier owner is mean, nice, neglctive, they get good owners out of luck.
Ahmad Sharabiani
White Fang, Jack London
عنوان: سپید دندان؛ نویسنده: جک لندن؛ مترجم: محمد قاصی؛ تهران، بنگاه مطبوعاتی صفیعلیشاه، 1332، در 221 ص؛ چاپ دوم: تهران، نیل، 1335، در 223 ص؛ چاپ دیگر: سازمامان کتابهای جیبی، 1340؛ در 207 ص؛ چاپ پنجم 1343؛ چاپ نهم: فرانکلین، 1354، در 258 ص؛ چاپ دیگر: هدایت، 1369، در 275 ص،

عنوان: سپید دندان؛ نویسنده: جک لندن؛ مترجم: شاپور رزم آزما؛ تهران، آرمان، ؟، در 256 ص؛

عنوان: سپید دندان؛ نویسنده: جک لندن؛ مترجم: محمد شاطرلو؛ تهران، دادجو، 1364، در 206 ص؛ چاپ دیگر: 1388، در 159 ص، شاب
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Jemima Pett
I opened my ancient copy of this book with the excitement of reading an old friend. I know I originally read it when I was about 12 or 14. I would not recommend it to anyone under 14 now, and definitely not to anyone with the slightest tendency towards cruelty or bullying. On this reading I was alternately horrified by the beatings meted out to White Fang and other animals (and their justification), and discomforted by the discourse Jack London creates about the intentions, understandings and in ...more
Beatriz
May 09, 2016 Beatriz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Leí este libro en mi niñez y hace poco tiempo volví a releerlo, con la grata satisfacción que independiente de la edad del lector, la historia provoca las mismas emociones. Es un libro muy conmovedor, en el cual nuestro canino protagonista vive en carne propia los aspectos más extremos de la naturaleza humana, a través de los diferentes amos que tiene durante su vida. Así, experimenta la degradación más extrema, hasta la redención gracias a su “maestro de amor” al cual responde con una lealtad a ...more
Serhat Kacan
O kadar harikaydı, kesinlikle okumalısınız.

Ben içinde fazla diyalog olmayan kitaplardan hoşlanmam. Kitabın öyle aman aman diyalogları bence yoktu fakat ben bu kitaba bayıldım.
Beyaz Diş'in deneyimlerinden ve efendilerinden bahseden bu kitapta ders çıkarılacak birçok konu var.

Her efendisinde farklı şeyler deneyimleyen kurt kırması, bazen nefretle doldu bazen ise sevgiyle. Değişimleri okurken şaşıracak, daha çok kitabın içine gireceksiniz.

Satırlarının altını çizdiğim bir kitaptı. Bence bu yılın fa
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Ana Maria Rînceanu
original read: 1999

The first time I read this book I was ten and it took me all of summer vacation to finish the book. Now it only took two days and it was the nostalgia that helped me finish the book. Adventure books have lost some of their appeal to me as an adult, but I can still appreciate the captivating, descriptive writing. Some parts of this haven't aged well, I can't say that the inspiration that Nietzsche provided for writer is boring, but the absolute strength and quiet dignity of Whi
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Linarcx
یادمه ده سالم بود که داداش م رفته بود این کتاب رو خریده بود که بخونه.. هاکل بریفین هم خریده بود باهاش.. همیشه میذاشت ش تو قفسه کتاب هاش و بهش پز میداد.. من اما دورا دور فقط به جلد کتاب نگاه می کردم.. یه جلد دون دون برجسته با کلماتی درشت که روش نوشتن : "سپید دندان ".البته دروغ چرا. هیچ موقع یادم نمیاد کتاب رو تو دست های داداش م دیده باشم که بخونتش.. شاید فقط از اسم پر آب و تاب کتاب خوشش اومده بود. سالها گذشت.. برادر م از خونه رفت و ازدواج کرد. اما یادش رفت سپید دندان شو با خودش ببره. اون حالا ارث ...more
Austin
Jan 25, 2008 Austin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwssssssssssssssssssssooooooooooooooooommmmmmmmmeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Lindsay
Feb 07, 2011 Lindsay rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobooks, librivox
Excellent! I liked it more the further into it I got!
A.K.
Jun 13, 2013 A.K. rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Describing the silent journey of the travelers through the cold, barren landscape: "...It affected their minds as the many atmospheres of deep water affect the body of the diver. It crushed them with the weight of unending vastness and unalterable decree. It crushed them into the remotest recesses of their own minds..."

Exactly how I felt trudging through chapter 1. I staggered into part four---60% of the way through my slow journey toward the end of the book---exhausted with boredom. I was star
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Kit
Apr 17, 2009 Kit rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Neha
Jul 29, 2013 Neha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
White Fang is half dog and half wolf. Growing up in the Yukon territory of Canada during the Klondike Gold Rush, he learned the law of the Wild at an early age: kill, or be killed, eat, or be eaten. Separated from his mother and traded from master to master, White Fang never grasped the concept of love, and violence was all that he knew. Having no teacher, he learned the rules of survival by experience. Then, a cruel man buys White Fang and turns him into a pit dog forced to fight for money. Wit ...more
Jareed
Reading Jack London's White Fang was beyond any expectation. The manner by which he has so vividly written in an animal's point of view leads one to incredulous experiences and conclusions while wholly experiencing the enthralling story. I'm almost inclined to argue - with an implausible idea - that London is white fang himself experiencing firsthand all that he has written. This statement does not render absurdity but rather should be further taken as an evidence giving credence that London's W ...more
Luís Miguel
Sep 12, 2014 Luís Miguel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nesta espécie de prequela a “Apelo da Floresta” o protagonista canino faz o caminho inverso do seu familiar, isto é, Presa Branca parte do meio selvagem para a civilização e companhia dos homens. Por ventura, uma das mais famosas personagens de Jack London, o lobo guerreiro de inteligência excepcional e moldado pela dureza que conheceu às mãos dos seus donos, mais até que na floresta.

London é igual a si próprio – pungente e tudo menos subtil, no entanto, as suas limitações técnicas são patentes
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David Williams
Jul 27, 2012 David Williams rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Though I responded with boyish enthusiasm to 'The Call of the Wild' many years ago and it re-echoes in memory, I had not read 'White Fang' or any of London's other books until now. I don't think 'White Fang' quite compares with its companion novel stylistically - the later chapters in particular are too obviously allegorical and predictable - but it is equally rugged, energetic and thrilling. London excels at seeing the world through the dog wolf's eyes, and he also manages the difficult and nec ...more
Nastaran
کتاب تاثیرگذاری بود.
Moira
Jul 09, 2015 Moira rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: pozpátku, čj
Je strašně málo knih, které ve mně dokáží probudit divoké emoce, které mě nejen nahlas rozesmějí, ale také rozpláčou a doženou k úzkosti. Znáte Bílého tesáka? Znáte jeho příběh? Nemyslím si, že je mnoho lidí, kteří by jej neznali. Já sama na jeho příběhu vyrůstala. A přesto, přestože jsem to četla už šestkrát, stále jsem z toho příběhu znovu a znovu nadšená, stále se dokážu smát stejně jako plakat. Stále je to příběh, který v mém srdíčku zachovává zvláštní místečko.

Bílý tesák je reálný příběh, n
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Nafis Oli
Jul 05, 2016 Nafis Oli rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
আমাকে পাঠক তৈরি করার জনয, বইয়ের পরতি অসমভব ভালোবাসা সৃষটির জনয কিছু লেখকের পরতি আমি চিরঋণী। জযাক লনডন তাদের একজন।
'হোয়াইট ফযাঙ, সী উলফ...' এখন অবধি আমার পড়া অনযতম সেরা কলাসিক। আফসোস হয় এজনয যে বইগুলি আমি পড়ে ফেলেছি! সেই আফসোস কাটাতে 'হোটাইট ফযাঙ' অসংখযবার পড়েছি। পরতিবার এই আধোবুনো জনতুটার পরতি ভালোবাসা বৃদধি পেয়েছে। ভাবতে অবাক লাগে, কিভাবে একজন লেখক তার পাঠককে এতটা মোহাচছনন করে তুলতে পারেন!
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Gri Limanlar
Jul 20, 2016 Gri Limanlar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: yabanci
Kitaba dört yıldız verdim ama bu dört yıldız, Jack London'a ve Beyaz Diş'e. Okuduğum versiyonu yayınlayan yayınevine ve çevirmene ise söyleyecek söz bulamıyorum. İmla hatalarıyla dolu kötü bir çeviriydi cidden. Buradaki versiyondan başka bir yayıneviydi bu arada, yanlış anlaşılma olmasın.

Beyaz Diş'i çok sevdim. Daha yavruyken hayatın sillesini yiyip, vahşi yaşamı da, şehir hayatını da öğrenen kurt - köpek karışımı bir melez kendisi. İnsanlarla tanışana kadar kıtlıktan başka derdi olmayan bu hayv
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M.J. Johnson
Jun 27, 2014 M.J. Johnson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favourites
I’d read White Fang (1906) before I started Call of the Wild (1903) - I didn’t check their chronology. Another thing I didn’t know is that Call of the Wild is considered his great masterpiece, and I can probably appreciate this; it is in some ways tighter and leaves the reader with a more haunting sense of ‘the wild’ that we have all evolved from. Both novels still make an impact on the reader even after just over a hundred years. In fact the only thing that dates either book is an occasional ar ...more
Liam
Dec 07, 2008 Liam rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The book White Fang was about a wolf dog. It is broken into sections. It’s starts off with the unborn dog’s family and their pursuit of two men transporting a body across the Great North West. The two character where short lived and unimportant in the rest of the story. The next section was about White Fang growing up during a famine (famines occurred many time in this books). Then White Fang’s mother is reunited with her old Indian owner’s brother. White Fang is now left with his mom in a India ...more
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Jack London was an American novelist, journalist, social-activist and short-story writer whose works deal romantically with elemental struggles for survival. At his peak, he was the highest paid and the most popular of all living writers. Because of early financial difficulties, he was largely self educated past grammar school.

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