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The Plague Dogs

by Richard Adams

  • 249 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7563023M
ISBN 100449000710
ISBN 109780449000717
OCLC/WorldCa39618620

The Plague Dogs. By: I'd wanted to revisit this book for some time as it was one of my late Dad's favourites from childhood and provoked a lifelong love of the lake district. By the end I was in tears as it is such a beautiful book as many of Richard Adams' are. THE PLAGUE DOGS. With Illustrations and Diagrams by A. Wainwright. by ADAMS,, Richard. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Get this from a library! The plague dogs. [Richard Adams] -- Two dogs, Snitter and Rowf, escape from a research laboratory in the Lake District where it is wrongly supposed they have been purposely infected with a deadly virus and now pose a dangerous threat.   Aided only by a fox they call ''the Tod,'' the two dogs must struggle to survive in their new environment. When the starving dogs attack some sheep, they are labeled ferocious man-eating monsters, setting off a great dog hunt that is later intensified by the fear that the dogs could be carriers of the bubonic plague.

Richard George Adams (9 May – 24 December ) was an English novelist and writer of the books Watership Down, Shardik and The Plague studied modern history at university before serving in the British Army during World War II. Afterwards, he completed his studies, and then joined the British Civil , two years after Watership Down was published, Adams became a Born: Richard George Adams, 9 May , .   This review has been an emotional one for me. SUBSCRIBE for more Bookworm Reviews: To learn more about Richard Adams:


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Richard Adams is the author of many bestselling novels, including Watership Down (), Shardik (), The Plague Dogs (), The Girl in a Swing (), Maia (), and Traveller (), as well as several works of nonfiction, including his autobiographical The Day Gone By ().

The winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for Children’s Literature, he currently lives in Hampshire, /5(). The Plague Dogs I honestly do not know if I should recommend this book or warn people off of it. It is a good book but any violence towards dogs, pets in general rubs me the wrong way and this degree of neglect, torture in the name of science etc is extreme.

Note, the true message is /5. The Plague Dogs, about 2 dogs (Rowf and Snitter) who escape an animal testing facility, is a very good book. One of the things that it clearly illustrates, through the reporter character Digby Driver in the story, is how public views are controlled by the media, as when Digby publishes articles claiming /5().

The Plague Dogs, about 2 dogs (Rowf and Snitter) who escape an animal testing facility, is a very good book. One of the things that it clearly illustrates, through the reporter character Digby Driver in the story, is how public views are controlled by the media, The Plague Dogs book when Digby publishes articles claiming that the dogs are carrying the plague, the public goes into a mass panic mode, mistaking /5().

About The Plague Dogs “Thousands and thousands of people The Plague Dogs book love this book!” THE BOSTON GLOBE A lyrical, engrossing tale, by the author of WATERSHIP DOWN, Richard Adams creates a lyrical and engrossing tale, a remarkable journey into the hearts and minds of two canine heroes, Snitter and Rowf, fugitives from the horrors of an animal research center who escape into the isolation–and.

The Plague Dogs is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.4/5(32).

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Plague Dogs. Rowf and Snitter are two dogs who escape from a government testing facility where they endured horrible treatment. Rowf and Snitter are two stray dogs who are captured and taken into ARSE (Animal Research, Scientific and Experimental) where various experiments are performed on them.

The Plague Dogs () About book: I had an argument with a co-worker this afternoon. This is something I try to avoid at all costs, because usually arguments are tiresome and boring, because neither side is willing to give any ground and mostly just want an excuse to air their own ideas, to hell with listening or hearing what the opposition have to say/5(4).

PLAGUE DOGS by Adams, Richard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams, First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books. The book orrignally ended the same way, with the reader having to decide for themselvs the fate of the dogs.

However, in later editions of the book (such as the one i read) there is an added apendix at the end where Snitter's Master (who untill then the reader[and Snitter] thought was dead) wakes up in the hospital and sees the news stories. Richard Adams is the author of many bestselling novels, including Watership Down (), Shardik (), The Plague Dogs (), The Girl in a Swing (), Maia (), and Traveller (), as well as several works of nonfiction, including his autobiographical The Day Gone By ()/5(33).

The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams. No one gives animals a voice like author Richard Adams. While most may be familiar with his novel Watership Down () from childhood, readers of EcoLit may especially appreciate The Plague Dogs ().

Adams credits Victims of Science: The Use of Animals in Research () by Richard Ryder and Animal Liberation () by Peter Singer as. 8 quotes from The Plague Dogs: ‘Dangerous thing, a name.

Someone might catch hold of you by it, mightn't they?’ Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams 6, ratings, average rating, reviews Open Preview The Plague Dogs Cited by: 9. The Plague Dogs is a British-American animated adventure film, based on the novel of the same name by Richard was written, directed and produced by Martin Rosen, who also directed Watership Down, the film adaptation of another novel by Adams.

The Plague Dogs was produced by Nepenthe Productions; it was released by Embassy Pictures in the United States and by United Artists Music by: Patrick Gleeson.

The Plague Dogs is Richard Adams’ third novel, and like the acclaimed rabbit epic Watership Down and the mythical bear saga Shardik, this work focuses on the animal in the first two. Business as usual at the Animal Research Scientific and Experimental (ARSE) complex situated in a national park in the Lake District in England in The Plague Dogs () by Richard Adams.

The drowning dog, Rowf, regains consciousness in his pen when his neighbor, a fox terrier named Snitter. “The Plague Dogs” was the first book I read inafter having read “Shardik” and (re-read) “Watership Down” in I love Adams’ style of writing: it’s beautiful, poignant, dark, and often /5(20).

Plague Dogs by Richard Adams and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams - AbeBooks Passion for books. I read "The Plague Dogs" after I'd read "Watership Down," which is also written by Richard Adams.

And while perhaps "The Plague Dogs" is a bit more difficult of a read than "Watership Down," and may lack the narrative flow of his first book, it is a tremendous novel, by: 9. The Plague Dogs - Film Adventure.

FROM THE NOVEL BY RICHARD ADAMS, AUTHOR OF WATERSHIP DOWN. A stunning animated adaptation of Richard Adams' novel, The Plague Dogs follows a pair of dogs, Snitter and Rowf, who escape from a research laboratory and try to survive in the wild with the help of a cunning fox.

Books similar to The Plague Dogs The Plague Dogs. by Richard Adams. avg. rating Ratings. Richard Adams, the author of Watership Down, creates a lyrical and engrossing tale, a remarkable journey into the hearts and minds of two canine heroes, Snitter and Rowf.Plague Dogs by Richard Adams and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Plague Dogs is a simple tale as its core, treading the fine line between fact and fantasy, but it's certainly not a kid's book - there's too much hard swearing and gory imagery to recommend it for such audiences.

It's an excellent YA novel, however, and will almost certainly inspire thought and conversation among anyone with an interest in /5().