Red Dog has ratings and reviews. ·Karen· said: Plain tales, simply told, based on true stories of a dog who lived in the Pilbara area of Wester. Buy Red Dog New Ed by Louis de Bernieres (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. While visiting Australia, Louis de Bernieres heard the legend of Red Dog and decided to do some research on this extraordinary story.

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To write the book, he later returned to the a Red Dog berrnieres existed; the author notes in the author’s note that the stories he tells in the book are all based in reality, and that all he invented were the characters. Red Dog is the semi-fictionalised biography of an extraordinary Red Cloud Kelpie – a tough, stocky, short-haired, pointy-eared breed of Australian sheep dog, descended from the Scottish collie – who became a legend in Western Australia during his short life RIP.

Red Dog doesn’t realize John has died so he goes out and looks for him. His character is strong in this book.

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Dog lovers might bite, but other readers should beware. Sep 22, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: A film adaptation of the novel was released inand the novel has also been adapted for the bernierse.

Funny, charming and very Australian I’m sure everyone does. Books of the Week.

Red Dog (film tie-in)

Cribbage described as having a Hitler -like mustache. The places in Western Australia mentioned in the book were familiar to me due to my work: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. See all books by Louis de Bernieres.

Under the Feet of Jesus. Red Dog was loved by many people, didn’t really have an owner, and was independent and assertive enough so that people let him have his bernierss, and eventually, a majority of the people who came in touch with Red Dog ended up loving him.

It’s a true story about a dog that lived in Australia and belonged to everyone. Inhe was selected as one of the 20 ‘Best of Young British Novelists 2’ promotion in Granta magazine.

As both a dog-lover understatement and an Aussie, how could I not love this short little tale of a dog with such character and personality and wind? The story itself isn’t one long narrative, but rather short bernirees glimpses of Red Dog’s life and adventures. Red Dog 1 4 May 16, I read it in one day.

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I was supposed to read this book! Justifiable homicide for sure. Like the tough, old red earth where he roamed, Red Dog could only be an Aussie dog. We are experiencing technical difficulties.


It has become a worldwide bestseller and has now been translated into over 30 languages. On a trip louls Perth, for example, Red Dog is unimpressed by ‘its bottle-brush and peppermint trees, its pretty yellow sourgrass, its military-looking Norfolk island pines, and its shiny modern buildings.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I, like pretty much the entire population of Australia was charmed off my feet when the movie Red Dog was released a few years ago, it was such a nice simple story for all Aussies and animal lovers, I never really thought I’d read the book because I’d read Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by De Bernieres and found it such a tire however Red Dog is so different and so much better. The World According to Garp.

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