It’s a dogs life

Dogs in jumpers, dogs doing acrobatics and (rather bizarrely) dogs in giant teacups. As you may be able to gather from the book’s title, A Pack of Dogs – An Anthology, is not one for canine phobes.

By Christopher Brown
By Christopher Brown

The book brings together writing by authors including Peter Ackroyd, Virginia Woolf and JM Coetzee, all on the subject of dogs – ranging from stories of the bond between people and their pets and more dramatic depictions of the savage character of dogs.

By Christopher Brown
By Christopher Brown

Illustrator Christopher Brown has created a series of linocuts to illustrate the tales, which depict dogs of all shapes and sizes in a range of lifelike and more fantastical situations.

By Christopher Brown
By Christopher Brown

By Christopher Brown
By Christopher Brown

A Pack of Dogs, compiled by Lucy Smith, is published by Merrell in October priced £17.95.

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