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THE DOGS OF BABEL

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A workmanlike, confusedly titled debut about the death of a morbid young wife.Paul Iverson, a regular-guy linguistics prof at a mid-Atlantic university, receives the news that his wife of several years, Lexy, has fallen to her death from a backyard apple tree. Only her beloved dog Lorelei, a Rhodesian Ridgeback, has witnessed the fall and the last hours of her life, and Paul, grieving and numb ... Read full review

Review: The Dogs of Babel

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Sarah Rachel Egelman

Those of us who live with animals, like cats or dogs, often share simple but reliable methods of communication with them. We know when they are happy, scared, hungry, angry, or want to play. We may talk to them in our language and think they are talking back to us, but we know we can never really share language with them. Legends of talking dogs and horses abound but seem silly, like the ... Read full review

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