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Plague Dogs

Adams, Richard

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ISBN 10: 0713910550 / ISBN 13: 9780713910551
Published by Penguin Books Ltd., London, 1977
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first edition. Book and unclipped dust jacket are in near fine condition, generally crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. From the author of Watership Down. 8vo. 461 pp. In protective Mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 84101

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Title: Plague Dogs

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd., London

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Snitter and Rowf, escapees from a vivisection lab, make for the desolate heaths and the windy countryside of England's Lake District. There, aided by a crafty fox, they raid chicken coops, kill sheep and forage for sustenance. They hide in abandoned caves and mine shafts.

Local farmers, incensed by their losses, set traps and organize hunts. A reporter announces that Snitter and Rowf may be carrying bubonic plague. Panic follows. The hunt intensifies, driving the dogs deeper into a wilderness bereft of hope.

"Part marvelous adventure, part diatribe against those who torture animals. An excellent drama." (Newsweek)

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