Thorndike Press

Sirius: A Novel About the Little Dog Who Almost Changed History

  • Jonathan Crown
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  • ISBN-10: 1410498840
  • ISBN-13: 9781410498847
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: .95 lbs ( .43 kgs)
  • 326 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released April 2017

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Featuring highly acclaimed and bestselling historical fiction that embraces a wide range of sub-genres, including: literary, romance, adventure, mystery, frontier fiction, and fictional biographies.

About

Overview

The highly original, tragicomic story of Sirius, an extraordinary dog who helps his Jewish family escape from Germany to California, becomes a Hollywood star, and ultimately contributes to Hitler’s downfall. With charisma, heart, and delightfully spry prose, Sirius is an enchanting fairy tale about love, humanity, and a momentous historical moment.

Reviews

Customer Reviews

“Crown’s charming tale is an odyssey in the vein of Black Beauty and Lassie, and will no doubt find plenty of fans among animal lovers.”

— Booklist

“Sirius maintains his aplomb and essential dogginess whether dealing with Hollywood starlets, bloodthirsty lions, or the most evil regime of the 20th century. This quick-paced, entertaining first novel will appeal to dog lovers and fans of light historical fiction.”

— Library Journal

“Heartwarming . . . charming . . . for history buffs and dog lovers alike.”

— Publishers Weekly