Nearly every body likes canines, even those that want cats as pets. So it is not outstanding that writers have committed loads of verbiage certainly to explain their ongoing love affair with the canines breed. you will discover herein all types of stories targeting canine: technological know-how fiction tales, mysteries, horror stories, westerns, memoirs, funny money owed, and first-person doggie narratives. There are famous items by way of writers similar to Jack London, James Oliver Curwood, Washington Irving, Saki, E. C. Tubb, John Gregory Betancourt, Robert Hood, and Jack Dann--and tales through authors who're fairly unknown today.
Here are twenty-five very good stories of canine and their interactions with people, plus 5 bonus poems:
"The name of the Wild," through Jack London
"My good friend Bobby," via Alan E. Nourse
"Neb," by way of Robert Reginald
"My Friend," by means of nameless [poem]
"Kerfol," by way of Edith Wharton
"The Monster," through S. M. Tenneshaw
"Tinker," via E. Nesbit
"Phantom Dogs," through Elliott O'Donnell
"The canines of Hannoie," by way of E. C. Tubb
"Warlock," by way of Gordon Stables [poem]
"Spaniel and Newfoundland Dogs," via Edward Jesse
"A puppy of Flanders," via Ouida
"Guard Dog," by means of Robert Hood
"Rip Van Winkle," by way of Washington Irving
"Stories of puppy Sagacity," by way of W. H. G. Kingston
"The top Friend," via Meribah Philbrick Abbott [poem]
"Grab a Knife and keep a Life," through Mark E. Burgess
"Kazan," via James Oliver Curwood
"Mercy's Reward," by way of Sir Edwin Arnold [poem]
"Snap: the tale of a Bull-Terrier," via Ernest Thompson Seton
"Dogs Questing," by means of John Gregory Betancourt
"The Widow's Dog," by means of Mary Russell Mitford
"The Beast of Space," via F. E. Hardart
"Oil of Dog," by means of Ambrose Bierce
"Spirit Dog," via Jack Dann
"Little Doggerel," by means of Robert Reginald [poem]
"A Pilgrim," by way of Robert W. Chambers
"The Open Window," through Saki
"Memoirs of a Yellow Dog," through O. Henry
"The Sound of the Barkervilles," by means of Robert Reginald.
And you should definitely seek this booklet shop for "Wildside Megapack" to work out extra volumes within the sequence, together with extra animal tales (like Cats), plus mysteries, experience tales, westerns, ghost tales, technological know-how fiction -- and masses, a lot more!
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