The Dogs of Babel

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Little, Brown, 2003 - Fiction - 264 pages
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Paul Iverson's life changes in an instant. He returns home one day to find that his wife, Lexy, has died under strange circumstances. The only witness was their dog, Lorelei, whose anguished barking brought help to the scene - but too late.

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

This book is almost physically painful at times - especially when it describes the main character's experiments with his dog. The dog is truly the hero in this story! If you're squeamish about animal ... Read full review

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User Review  - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing

Linguistics professor Paul Iverson comes home one day to find his wife, Lexy, lying dead below the apple tree. The only witness is his Rhodesian Ridgeback, Lorelei. Did Lexy fall from the tree or did ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Carolyn Parkhurst was born in Manchester, New Hampshire on January 18, 1971. She received her B.A. from Wesleyan University and her M.F.A. in creative writing from American University. Her books include The Dogs of Babel, which is known as Lorelei's Secret in the UK; Lost and Found; The Nobodies Album; Harmony, and a children's book, Cooking with Henry and Elliebelly.

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