Red Dog has ratings and reviews. ·Karen· said: Plain tales, simply told, based on true stories of a dog who lived in the Pilbara area of Wester. Buy Red Dog New Ed by Louis de Bernieres (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. While visiting Australia, Louis de Bernieres heard the legend of Red Dog and decided to do some research on this extraordinary story.

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Please continue the discussion below. I read that part first and I would advise you to do the same. The book is, in a single word, disappointing. If you like dogs or any other animal fir that matter, read this book.

Red Dog is also prone to aggressive flatulence, presumably not an element of the Australian character. I love my dogs above all else and I Red Dog was a Red Cloud kelpie, full of character with an insatiable appetite and an even larger appetite for a wandering life, always managing to find any action to be found. Red Dog is an adventurous, energetic, cheeky and completely independent kelpie. Very few dogs get such literal and figurative mileage out of life.

Red Dog doesn’t realize John has died so he goes out and looks for him. A very sweet and touching story that shows off that quintessential Australian outback spirit and the love of a community or rather, several!

I imagine that Mars must have a similar feel to it. The book Red Dog is a collection of stories about a real dog who lived in the s in outback Western Australia.

Red Dog (film tie-in) by Louis de Bernières – Penguin Books Australia

A very easy read by my erd author. I’m really happy that I read this book, it was the perfect pick me up Subscribe to Read More to find out about similar books. Didn’t really think I will like it when I started off, but by the end I started thinking I need to read something else by Louis.


But, it looks like you have to be a dog owner to know exactly what Red Dog went through Cog be effective, the anecdotes that make up the book should be surprising, amazing or at the very least delightful, but Red Dog’s adventures are mundane. Red Dog is the story of a dog who belongs to no one in particular but he does have a best mate and goes wherever he pleases.

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My favourite character in the this book is obviously Red Dog as he the highlight and comedy center of this short novel. He joined the army at 18 but left after spending four months at Sandhurst. I had already watched movie about The Red Dog.

The movie was a heartwrenching look at the loneliness of Northern WA mixed with down to earth humour and a message of mateship. Jan 12, bookczuk rated it it was amazing Louia Red Dog undergoes an operation.

Your subscription bdrnieres Read More was successful. These funny, surprising, and touching stories of his life are certain to endear him to every reader. Written in a style and vocabulary that wouldn’t challenge your average year-old, Red Dog relates stories as told to the author by people who actually knew the titular beastie.

Bernidres was feeling a little sad and miserable this week and needed something fun to cheer me up so I chose Red Dog by Louis De Bernieres, it was perfect I c People have been raving about the film, some saying its life changing, others that they are not sure why but that it means so much to them, that it has made them feel. What I didn’t expect was the full rang I read this book in essentially one sitting, put it down, and heaved a huge sigh of contentment.

I, like pretty much the entire population of Australia was charmed off my feet when the movie Red Dog was released a few years ago, it was such a nice simple story for all Aussies and animal lovers, I never really thought I’d read the book because I’d ed Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by De Bernieres and found it such a tire however Red Dog is so different and so much better. Refresh and try again. This was a louks cute berjieres I can see myself reading this to my children.


Red Dog (film tie-in)

The dog is clearly meant to evoke the pioneering Australian’s conception of himself: It’s a bit unusual dob it’s not a cute, feel good fiction story but the book is a memoir to a real dog.

A beautiful dog and the beautiful outback – even if the ending did damn well bbernieres me. He learned to catch rides by car and bus and expanded his range until he became known and supported over a large region. And the nice thing in Red Dog’s case, is that he had the love and affection of an entire community.

I loved this little book.

Red Dog actually existed; the author notes in the author’s note that the stories he tells in the book are all based in reality, and that all he invented were the characters.

I hope that the men found out who was responsible and went and performed a little vigilante justice of their own.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Novels LOA Makes me want to get another dog; and I look at dogs differently again Anyone who loves dogs, and anyone who understands that dogs are mans best friend, and smarter than they are given credit for. Oct 03, Cedar rated it really liked it Shelves: