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Top 40 Book Club : 2011
14 15 On a tour from a literature festival in Perth, Louis de Bernieres’ travels bring him to a seemingly innocuous bronze statue erected just outside the town of Dampier. The plaque on it simply reads ‘Red Dog’. Intrigued by the story behind the statue, de Bernieres returns to the Western Australian outback in order to gather tales on the life of ‘Red Dog’, a canine which seemed to belong to no-one and nowhere, but was claimed by communities throughout the state. In uncovering the unique story behind this canine ‘king of gypsies’, de Bernieres captures the fancy free spirit of ‘Red Dog’s’ wanderings and the toughness of the outback he turned into his own backyard. ‘ . ..de Bernieres captures the fancy free spirit of ‘Red Dog’s’ wanderings and the toughness of the outback ... rEd dog // louis de bernieres // Book cluB reads Top