Thy Servant a Dog Thy Servant a Dog and other Dog stories brings together a delightful selection of Kipling short stories and poems The first three tales Thy Servant a Dog The Great Play Hunt and Toby Dog are narrat

  • Title: Thy Servant a Dog
  • Author: Rudyard Kipling
  • ISBN: 9781406574036
  • Page: 178
  • Format: Paperback
  • Thy Servant a Dog and other Dog stories brings together a delightful selection of Kipling short stories and poems The first three tales, Thy Servant a Dog, The Great Play Hunt and Toby Dog, are narrated by the Black Aberdeen Terrier Boots, and concern the adventures of himself and his canine friends Slippers, Ravager and Toby, their wars with Kitchen Cat and their incom Thy Servant a Dog and other Dog stories brings together a delightful selection of Kipling short stories and poems The first three tales, Thy Servant a Dog, The Great Play Hunt and Toby Dog, are narrated by the Black Aberdeen Terrier Boots, and concern the adventures of himself and his canine friends Slippers, Ravager and Toby, their wars with Kitchen Cat and their incomprehension of the ways of the humans in their lives A Sea Dog is a nautical tale about Malachi, who sees action in the North Sea, and Teem a Treasure Hunter tells of a little French dog with a nose for truffles The collection also includes three poems, The Supplication of the Black Aberdeen, His Apologies and The Power of the Dog included for the first time This new edition includes many of the original charming black and white illustrations by G L Stampa and Cecil Aldin and is sure to entertain a whole new generation of children and dog lovers.

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    1. A novella composed of three long stories, as narrated by Boots, a terrier owned by an affluent British couple in the country.In the first eponymous story, Boots tells how his master met and married a woman with another terrier named Slippers. Written in fractured and limited English, the story is a series of the two dogs’ simple adventures, from nipping at cows to rolling in bad smells to welcoming the couple’s new baby. And they meet Ravager, a hunting hound, who grows from a clumsy puppy t [...]

    2. Once I got used to the language I enjoyed the stories. The excellent illustrations bring Boots and his friends to life perfectly. I would have given this 4 or 5 stars if only it had ended more positively. I was genuinely upset at the end. Given it was published 5 years after World War 1 (in which Kipling lost a son) perhaps the book is a metaphor for the contrasting moods of pre and post war England. In that way it reminded me of Sassoon's 'Memoirs of a fox hunting man/Infantry Officer' books. B [...]

    3. Un libro piccolo, senza pretese, semplice e divertente, genuino e affettuoso. Proprio come Stivalino, il cane che narra in prima persona. Questo racconto di Kipling (certo meno noto di altri di sua produzione) prova a dare voce ai nostri fedeli compagni quadrupedi, cercando di immaginare come leggono le vicende quotidiane e come vedono i diversi umani che popolano la loro vita. Il risultato è una narrazione ingenua e spassosa, fatta di neologismi e perifrasi necessarie a identificare l'automobi [...]

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