Caldwell lives in Texas with his wife, his two children having long ago flown the nest. He is a judge in the Federal Bankruptcy Court. And the dog? A yellow mongrel that kept upsetting his dustbins, until the judge went after it and secretly beat its brains out with the hedge-trimmer.

Story With A Dog 1998, The Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781860462962

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