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The Confessions of a Lost Dog (1867)

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most impor ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by Kessinger Publishing (first published 2008)
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Shelves: victorian, british
This is a charming non-canonical text concerned with the emotional bond forged between a woman and her dog. Told from the perspective of the pomeranian, it anticipates Virginia's Woolf 'Flush: A Biography' (published more than sixty years later).

Interesting tidbit: I desperately wanted to include this text in my dissertation, but unfortunately my university library doesn't hold a copy. Fortunately, they were able obtain it from another college. I opened up the envelope to find a dainty little b
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