Sirius (Paperback)Jonathan Crown (author)
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In Berlin, he was named Levi: a good Jewish dog with a good Jewish name.
When his owners fled to America, he became Hercules: star of the silver screen in Hollywood's golden age.
Then he caught the eye of Hitler, who called him Hansi: a pure-bred lapdog, privy to all the Fuhrer's secrets.
But he was known to the Resistance as Sirius: the insider who could bring peace to a world at war.
SIRIUS: the little dog who almost changed history.
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 242 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
'Delightful ... Crown has presented a thoroughly enjoyable story which dances gracefully between comedy and tragedy, all the while retelling history as it could have been, and almost was' Women24 (South Africa).
'Unique and unforgettable ... a genuinely sweet and uplifting novel' Catholic Herald.
'Rarely a book is so intelligent, funny and cute at the same time' Kultur Spiegel.
'Crown successfully pulls off the high-wire act of giving the horror of the Nazi era a tragicomic turn' Kleine Zeitung.
'For those who like wit, heart and wordly wisdom' Bild.de.
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“A little dog with a big character and a bigger story”
This is the cutest story ever, despite the events covered during Sirius' travels. We begin with Sirius as Levi, beloved pet to a Jewish family in Berlin in the lead up to the Second World War before they change... More
“Sirius will steal your heart!”
Sirius is a charming novel about a fox terrier (aka: Levi, Sirius, Hercules, Hansi) living with his family in 1930s Berlin. Being Jewish, their lives are turned upside down as Hitler gains prominence in Germany. Worry... More
“Fantastic, witty, and wonderful re-imagining of World War II through a dog's eyes”
I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review
This book is so wonderfully silly and witty that you have a grin on your face all the time you are reading it. The fox terrier... More
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