The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams
A Novel

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"Thousands and thousands of people will love this book!"
A lyrical, engrossing tale, by the author of WATERSHIP DOWN, Richard Adams creates a lyrical and engrossing tale, a remarkable journey into the hearts and minds of two canine heroes, Snitter and Rowf, fugitives from the horrors of an animal research center who escape into the isolation--and terror--of the wilderness.

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Richard Adams was born in 1920. In the mid-sixties he completed his first novel, "Watership Down, the story of which he originally told his children to while away time on a long car journey. His many other books include the novels "Shardik, The Plague Dogs, The Girl in a Swing, Maia and, "Traveller; his autobiography "The Day Gone By; and several books on the natural world. He and his wife, who have two daughters, live in the South of England.
Published November 3, 2010 by Ballantine Books. 416 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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Though the power of this contemporary canine escape saga is muzzled by whimsy, sentimentality, and overkill, Adams' talking dogs should run better than his mythic bear (Shardik) and almost as well as his communing rabbits (Watership Down).

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Sadly, this film was a pretty big failure, and Rosen would make one more live action film before retreating from animation altogether.

Apr 27 2010 | Read Full Review of The Plague Dogs: A Novel

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