The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams audiobook

The Plague Dogs: A Novel

By Richard Adams
Read by Ralph Cosham

Blackstone Publishing
15.33 Hours Unabridged
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Richard Adams, the author of Watership Down, creates a lyrical and engrossing tale, a remarkable journey into the hearts and minds of two canine heroes, Snitter and Rowf. After being horribly mistreated at a government animal-research facility, Snitter and Rowf escape into the isolation—and terror—of the wilderness. Aided only by a fox they call “the tod,” the two dogs must struggle to survive in their new environment. When the starving dogs attack some sheep, they are labeled ferocious man-eating monsters, setting off a great dog hunt that is later intensified by the fear that the dogs could be carriers of the bubonic plague.

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Summary

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 A New York Times bestseller

Richard Adams, the author of Watership Down, creates a lyrical and engrossing tale, a remarkable journey into the hearts and minds of two canine heroes, Snitter and Rowf.

After being horribly mistreated at a government animal-research facility, Snitter and Rowf escape into the isolation—and terror—of the wilderness. Aided only by a fox they call “the tod,” the two dogs must struggle to survive in their new environment. When the starving dogs attack some sheep, they are labeled ferocious man-eating monsters, setting off a great dog hunt that is later intensified by the fear that the dogs could be carriers of the bubonic plague.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Thousands and thousands of people will love this book!” Boston Globe
“Gripping…A compelling tale of emotional force and high suspense.” Wall Street Journal
“Adams takes us to places where no author has taken us.” Washington Post
“Part marvelous adventure story, part diatribe against those who needlessly torture animals…an excellent drama.” Newsweek
“Engrossing…It bears [the] abundant mark of sheer genius.” Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
“More powerful than Watership Down.” Providence Journal
“The work is excellently read by Ralph Cosham, who adds several British local dialects.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: Richard Adams

Author Bio: Richard Adams

Richard Adams (1920–2016) grew up in Berkshire, England, the son of a country doctor. After an education at Oxford, he spent six years in the army and then went into the civil service. He wrote many novels and short stories, including Watership Down and Shardik.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 15.33
Audience: Adult
Language: English