Faithful Ruslan: the story of a guard dog

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Simon and Schuster, 1979 - Fiction - 220 pages
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User Review  - greeniezona - LibraryThing

Really, shouldn't I, by this stage in my life, know better than to read books about dogs? Because once you get past the 101 Dalmations stage, there are no happy endings. There are no "and then he ... Read full review

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User Review  - vplprl - LibraryThing

Vladimov offers a moving allegory of conditioned devotion to the state in post-Stalinist Russia. The hero here isn’t Ivan Denisovich, but Ruslan, one of the Gulag prison camp’s guard dogs. Ruslan ... Read full review


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