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Best Dog Stories (1990)

by Lesley O'Mara (Editor)

Other authors: Cecil Aldin (Contributor), Arthur Bryant (Contributor), G. K. Chesterton (Contributor), Colette (Contributor), Jilly Cooper (Contributor)19 more, Samuel A. Derieux (Contributor), James Douglas (Contributor), Gerald Durrell (Introduction), Anatole France (Contributor), O. Henry (Contributor), James Herriot (Contributor), W. H. Hudson (Contributor), Jerome K. Jerome (Contributor), Rudyard Kipling (Contributor), Jack London (Contributor), Eric Parker (Contributor), Anna Roberts (Contributor), Kenneth Roberts (Contributor), Joyce Stranger (Contributor), Albert Payson Terhune (Contributor), Hugh Walpole (Contributor), P. G. Wodehouse (Contributor), Virginia Woolf (Contributor), Alexander Woollcott (Contributor)

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Lesley O'Mara. ed. Introduction by Gerald Durrell. B&W Line Art. Outstanding authors Virginia Woolf, P.G. Wodehouse, G.K. Chesterton, Jack London, James Herriot, O. Henry and many others have contributed to this touching collection of stories that pay tribute to man's (and woman's) best friend. 256 pages. 6 X 9.… (more)
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"Que el perro sea o no el mejor amigo del hombre, según un antiguo dicho, posiblemente está todavía por saber. Lo que sí se sabe con certeza es que las relaciones de los perros con los hombres han inspirado una vasta literatura. En esta selección de relatos breves, que se abre con el magnífico prólogo de Gerald Durrell, nos encontraremos con escritores de la talla de G. K. Chesterton, Hugh Walpole, Virginia Woolf, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, etc., que intentaron ver cuál era realmente el nexo entre seres tan distintos. Cada cual nos ofrece una respuesta diferente. Desde la épica apasionada de London hasta la amarga fábula de Walpole, pasando por el humor fresco y vital de Jerome K. Jerome, o el lirismo arrebatador con que Virginia Woolf nos cuenta el final de Flush, el perro de Robert Browning y Elisabeth Barrett Browning. Gerald Durrell, especialista máximo en historias de animales, reflexiona en su prólogo acerca de esa relación hombre-perro que ha atravesado los siglos". (Descripción editorial).
  Perroteca__ | Apr 17, 2024 |
If you love dogs, this is a fun book--all varieties of writing, all good stories, Not a bad one in the bunch. ( )
  NellieMc | Mar 1, 2009 |
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O'Mara, LesleyEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Aldin, CecilContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bryant, ArthurContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chesterton, G. K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
ColetteContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cooper, JillyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Derieux, Samuel A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Douglas, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Durrell, GeraldIntroductionsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
France, AnatoleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Henry, O.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Herriot, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hudson, W. H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jerome, Jerome K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kipling, RudyardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
London, JackContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Parker, EricContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roberts, AnnaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roberts, KennethContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stranger, JoyceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Terhune, Albert PaysonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Walpole, HughContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wodehouse, P. G.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Woolf, VirginiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Lesley O'Mara. ed. Introduction by Gerald Durrell. B&W Line Art. Outstanding authors Virginia Woolf, P.G. Wodehouse, G.K. Chesterton, Jack London, James Herriot, O. Henry and many others have contributed to this touching collection of stories that pay tribute to man's (and woman's) best friend. 256 pages. 6 X 9.

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Contents:
  • Introduction / Gerald Durrell
  • Can I Be Your Dog? / Eric Parker
  • Memoirs of a Yellow Dog / O. Henry
  • Tricki Woo, an excerpt from All Creatures Great and Small / James Herriot
  • Having No Hearts / Sir Hugh Walpole
  • Comet / Samuel A. Derieux
  • For the Love of a Man, an excerpt from Call of the Wild / Jack London
  • Coming of Riquet / Anatole France
  • Jimmy, the Dog in My Life / Sir Arthur Bryant
  • 'Teem': Treasure-Hunter / Rudyard Kipling
  • Gone Wrong, an excerpt from The Man with Two Left Feet / P.G. Wodehouse
  • Great Lad / Joyce Stranger
  • Bunch / James Douglas
  • Dogs in a Big Way / Kenneth and Anna Roberts
  • Montmorency, an excerpt from Three Men in a Boat (Not to Mention the Dog) / Jerome K. Jerome
  • Some Sunnybank Dogs, an excerpt from The Heart of a Dog / Albert Payson Terhune
  • Let Us Have a Mongrel Dog Show / Cecil Aldin
  • Dandy, the Story of a Dog / W.H. Hudson
  • Verdun Belle / Alexander Woollcott
  • Oracle of the Dog / G.K. Chesterton
  • Bitch / Colette
  • Intelligent and Loyal / Jilly Cooper
  • The End / Virginia Woolf
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