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Blue Dog

by Louis de Bernieres

eBooks of the Month Family Drama Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

Blue Dog Synopsis

Exploring the floodwaters, he finds a lost puppy covered in mud and half-drowned. Mick and his dog immediately become inseparable as they take on the adventures offered by their unusual home, and the business of growing up, together. In this charming prequel to the much-loved Red Dog, Louis de Bernieres tells the moving story of a young boy and his Granpa, and the charismatic and entertaining dog who so many readers hold close to their hearts.

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Blue Dog Press Reviews

'The kind of book that changes readers for the better... The love between Mick and Granpa, and the changing landscape they inhabit, are the highlights of this superb story.' Guardian

'Wise and heartwarming.' -- Max Davidson, Mail on Sunday

'[Blue Dog] is the heart-warming, funny, coming-of-age story... This is an irresistible, feel-good, laugh-out-loud tale... It is not an easy place to leave behind.' -- Nicolette Jones, Sunday Times

'A young adult novel that will appeal to all ages.' -- Lorna Cumming-Bruce, Financial Times

'A beautifully told story.' -- Emily Bearn, Daily Telegraph, Book of the Year

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781784704179
Publication date: 02/11/2017
Publisher:
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781910701997
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Publisher: Harvill Secker an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784704179
Publication date: 2nd November 2017
Author: Louis de Bernieres
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 144 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Louis de Bernieres

Louis de Bernières is the best-selling author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Best Book in 1995. His most recent books are The Dust That Falls From Dreams, Birds Without Wings and A Partisan’s Daughter, a collection of stories, Notwithstanding, and two collections of poetry, Imagining Alexandria and Of Love and Desire. He wrote Red Dog in 2001 and was inspired by the upcoming film about his canine hero to write this prequel.  

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