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Published by Fawcett .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7567589M
ISBN 100449239047
ISBN 109780449239049
OCLC/WorldCa4828470

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The Plague Dogs is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.4/5(32). The Plague Dogs is a simple tale as its core, treading the fine line between fact and fantasy, but it's certainly not a kid's book - there's too much hard swearing and gory imagery to recommend it for such audiences. It's an excellent YA novel, however, and will almost certainly inspire thought and conversation among anyone with an interest in /5().   Richard Adams is the author of many bestselling novels, including Watership Down (), Shardik (), The Plague Dogs (), The Girl in a Swing (), Maia (), and Traveller (), as well as several works of nonfiction, including his autobiographical The Day Gone By (). The winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for Children’s /5(33). The Plague Dogs would be unbearably grim were it not for two balancing virtues, Adams' humor and varied style. The book is often very funny, even amid the grueling suspense of Rowf and Snitter's attempts to survive outside ARSE and the horrible experiments going on inside ARSE.

The Plague Dogs Book Summary and Study Guide. Richard Adams Booklist Richard Adams Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Plague Dogs; Rowf and Snitter are two dogs who escape from a government testing facility where they endured horrible treatment. Rowf and Snitter are two stray dogs who are captured and taken into ARSE (Animal. The Plague Dogs () About book: I had an argument with a co-worker this afternoon. This is something I try to avoid at all costs, because usually arguments are tiresome and boring, because neither side is willing to give any ground and mostly just want an excuse to air their own ideas, to hell with listening or hearing what the opposition have to say/5(4).   WATERSHIP DOWN was written for adults, but adolescents often find it more irresistible than their elders do. Although the rabbit characters have a language and a culture, and they converse and interact just as humans do, these are not cap-and-waistcoat picture-book bunnies, but fully realized characters whose conflicts and triumphs keep readers engrossed.5/5.   The book orrignally ended the same way, with the reader having to decide for themselvs the fate of the dogs. However, in later editions of the book (such as the one i read) there is an added apendix at the end where Snitter's Master (who untill then the reader[and Snitter] thought was dead) wakes up in the hospital and sees the news stories.

  The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams. No one gives animals a voice like author Richard Adams. While most may be familiar with his novel Watership Down () from childhood, readers of EcoLit may especially appreciate The Plague Dogs (). Adams credits Victims of Science: The Use of Animals in Research () by Richard Ryder and Animal . The Plague Dogs, about 2 dogs (Rowf and Snitter) who escape an animal testing facility, is a very good book! One of the things that it clearly illustrates, through the reporter character Digby Driver in the story, is how public views are controlled by the media, as when Digby publishes articles claiming that the dogs are carrying the plague /5().   The Plague Dogs (’83) is so bleak, dark, and disturbing I can hardly believe it exists. An animated tale of talking dogs, The Plague Dogs is decidedly not for kids. I know any number of adults whose psyches it would destroy. It’s written and directed by Martin Rosen, based on the novel by Richard Adams, whose earlier novel, Watership Down, Rosen also . About The Plague Dogs “Thousands and thousands of people will love this book!” THE BOSTON GLOBE A lyrical, engrossing tale, by the author of WATERSHIP DOWN, Richard Adams creates a lyrical and engrossing tale, a remarkable journey into the hearts and minds of two canine heroes, Snitter and Rowf, fugitives from the horrors of an animal research center who escape .