Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Seven great books about dogs

Geraldine Brooks is the author of The Secret Chord and other books. One of her seven great books about dogs, as shared with the Penguin Hotline:
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski

An intense, beautifully crafted novel that channels Hamlet, with a boy’s beloved dog Almondine in a role that echoes Ophelia.
Read about the other entries on the list.

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle is on Karen Joy Fowler's top ten list of books about intelligent animals and the Barnes & Noble Review's list of five top books on dogs, and among ten of the best Twinkies in fiction.

--Marshal Zeringue