Shakespeare's dog: a novel

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Knopf, May 12, 1983 - Fiction - 157 pages
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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

Well. I don't remember the book very well, except that it was written from the point of view of Hooker, the dog. As it hasn't stuck much with me, I'll give it half a star for being Canlit, and pass on. It is somewhat abut the play writing guy. Read full review

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User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

I tried really, really hard to read this book. I had heard good things about it from another book website I belong to. It is written in first person Shakespearean DOG, and is about life as Bill ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
161
Section 2
163
Section 3
167
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About the author (1983)

Leon Rooke was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina in 1934. He attended Mars Hill College and the University of North Carolina. In addition to writing novels and short stories, he is also an anthologist and a playwright. He is the recipient of many awards and honours including the Governor General's Fiction Award for "Shakespeare's Dog", the Canada-Australia Prize, the Paperback Novel of the Year Award for "Fat Woman", The Pushcart Prize and the North Carolina Award for Literature. He is the founder and artistic director of Eden Mills Writers' Festival. Rooke currently resides in Winnipeg.