Gods, ghosts and black dogs - Stanley Coren

Gods, ghosts and black dogs

By Stanley Coren

  • Release Date: 2016-04-20
  • Genre: Pets


A rich collection of folklore, mythology and tall tales concerning dogs, providing a fascinating insight into the way we think about dogs, and our emotional bond with them.
Spooky, funny, sad and inspiring stories: some of which engage that part of our brain we use when reading detective stories; trying to figure out what's going to happen next ...
Gathered from all over the world, and from many different time periods, in these captivating tales meet historical figures such as George Washington and Davy Crockett, and mythical beings such as Paul Bunyan, the god Zeus and the hero Odysseus, and discover the role that dogs play. Learn how the Dalmatian got his spots, and why Basenjis don't bark; whether there are dogs in heaven, and if the devil might have a dog.
Facts, history, humour and mystery blend together in this enthralling collection of tales about man's best friend.