Dogsbody

Dogsbody

Book - 2001
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The Dog Star, Sirius, is tried for murder by his heavenly peers and found guilty. His sentence: to be reborn on Earth as a dog until such time as he carries out the seemingly impossible mission imposed on him.In his Earth guise, Sirius, renamed Leo, truly lives a dog's life. Although he is the pet of a girl who loves him, both child and dog are mistreated by the family with whom they live. But the worldly obstacles Leo faces are minor when compared with his chilling encounters with the Dark Powers that are set against him. His quest seems hopeless until at lost Sol, Moon, and Earth itself come to his aid.Dogsbody is a tense, exciting, sciencefiction fantasy, a thriller, and a touching dog story all in one.
Publisher: New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, 2001, c1975.
Edition: New Greenwillow ed.
ISBN: 9780060298807
0060298804
Branch Call Number: Jones, Diana Wynne.
YA SCI FI Jones Diana
Characteristics: 261 p. ;,24 cm.

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andreareads
Jul 13, 2014

I finished reading this sitting in the back garden, and a strange but friendly dog came up to the gate to say hello. Because this is my life, apparently . . .

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Leah_Albrow
Jul 21, 2012

What a great book!

Michael Colford Aug 29, 2011

Read this when I was a teen. So imaginative and entertaining by a master author, Diana Wynne Jones.

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LazyNeko
Aug 25, 2011

Wonderfully imagined from a dog's point of view and especially enjoyable if you've ever had a dog. The way my cats act, it's not hard to believe that a fiery Luminary could inhabit one of them. Good thing a Zoi is out of their reach...

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andreareads
Jul 13, 2014

The trouble with humans is that it’s all or nothing with them. They seem to think anything impossible could happen in the old days. And just because these are new days, they tell you none of it is true.

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LazyNeko
Aug 25, 2011

Sirius had to wait till she had finished and curled up again. Then she said, "The trouble with humans is that it's all or nothing with them. They seem to think anything impossible could happen in the old days. And just because these are new days, they tell you none of it is true. Now I'm going to sleep."

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