The Dogs: A Modern Bestiary


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Using this medieval form, Brown tells the story of a contemporary American woman who lives in her studio apartment with a pack of Doberman pinschers. The dogs alternate between being brutal attack animals and loyal companions, and between being real and being otherworldy, seemingly able to disappear or talk or multiply at will. The nameless narrator whose home the dogs invade first tries to accommodate and please them, then grows to hate them, her efforts thwarted by the head of the pack, a cruel and charismatic bitch named ...

The Dogs: A Modern Bestiary 2001, City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780872863446

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