The Dog

Swedish title: Hunden

Category: Fiction / General Fiction

Pub date: 10-11-2003

Format: 133 pages

The Dog

Kerstin Ekman

From the author of the highly acclaimedBlackwater comes a beautiful fable exploring the bond between a man and a dog.

In the heart of the tranquil countryside, a young puppy leaves his home to eagerly follow his mother and master. But away from the safe haven of the farm, the puppy soon becomes lost and is left to struggle for survival in the wild. Suddenly, he must find food and a safe place to sleep, and outwit his competitor, the fox. The puppy becomes wild himself, trusting no human and furiously fighting the hunting dogs that enter his domain. But one man is intrigued by the now-unruly dog and very slowly begins to gain his trust. Each day he visits the dog, bringing food and awakening memories of his distant domestic past. The lost relationship between man and dog is rebuilt in this sensitive and intelligent story about the true nature of trust and friendship.

Rights sold

Albanian: SHKUPI
Czech: MOBA
German: Piper
Italian: Cairo Ed
Korean: Nineteen Books
Kurdish: Lis Publishing
Latvian: Zvaigzne ABC
Norwegian: Heinesen
UK/US: Little Brown

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