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Doggerel: The Moving Memoirs of Rescue Dogs and Their Second Lives - In Poetry and Prose
Foreword by Joanna Lumley. Inside this book are the portraits and true stories of discarded dogs that were not afraid to love again. These wonderful characters, fifty out of over 100,000 dogs a year that are unwanted and abandoned by their owners in this dog-loving nation, have sad stories of abuse, neglect and dereliction to tell. Often rescue dogs have been thrown out by ...more
Hardcover, 186 pages
Published June 1st 2011 by How to Books
(first published April 15th 2011)
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I received a review copy of this book from the U.K. publisher, to review on my dog blog, but I disliked it so much that I'm in something of a conundrum. I know the "point" of this book of poems wasn't to achieve high literary acclaim, but really, it contains such utterly abysmal poetry that it's almost embarrassing to see it in print; the type of drivel that your aging relative likes to write in cards on your birthday. Doggerel aside, the second half of the book--which contains advice for U.K. ...more