The Dog Stars

The Dog Stars

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THE ROAD - but with hope.

Hig, bereaved and traumatised after global disaster, has three things to live for - his dog Jasper, his aggressive but helpful neighbour, and his Cessna aeroplane. He's just about surviving, so long as he only takes his beloved plane for short journeys, and saves his remaining fuel.

But, just once, he picks up a message from another pilot, and eventually the temptation to find out who else is still alive becomes irresistible. So he takes his plane over the horizon, knowing that he won't have enough fuel to get back. What follows is scarier and more life-affirming than he could have imagined. And his story, THE DOG STARS, is a book unlike any you have ever read.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 156 x 233 x 25mm | 418g
  • HEADLINE REVIEW
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 0755392604
  • 9780755392605
  • 129,767

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'The Road - but with hope' * GQ * 'Incredibly believable...brutally honest' * Sci-Fi Now * 'A poetic, moving and ultimately rewarding read' * SFX * 'Sad, but hopeful... A perfectly pitched post-apocalyptic tale of survival and emotional sustenance in a changed world' * Marie Claire * 'Magical and life-affirming' * Guardian *
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About Peter Heller

Peter Heller is an award-winning adventure writer and contributing editor on Outside magazine, Men's Journal, and National Geographic Adventure. He is also the author of several non-fiction books, including Kook; The Whale Warriors; and Hell or High Water: Surviving Tibet's Tsangpo Gorge. He lives in Denver, Colorado.
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41,255 ratings
3.9 out of 5 stars
5 30% (12,224)
4 41% (17,042)
3 21% (8,769)
2 6% (2,272)
1 2% (948)
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