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Tell it to the Dog : A Memoir of Sorts - Robert Power

Tell it to the Dog

A Memoir of Sorts

Paperback

Published: 1st July 2017
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Tell it to the Dog. is an exquisitely written memoir that is at once playful, heartbreaking and affirming.

From a Dublin childhood to London, then on to Europe, to Asia and Australia, there is a deep engagement with the world in this book about growing up, about human and animal connectedness, about friendship, love and loss. Power understands the uncanniness and endurance of memory. He can make us laugh, and then stop us in our tracks at the profundity of this business of meeting life.

Each of these short chapters is beautifully complete; together the whole thing shimmers. In the most delightful and subtle of ways, the language, trajectory and wisdom of Tell it to the Dogunderscores our need to embrace our own vulnerabilities, to confront our experiences and memories, and to believe as Jane Austen once wrote, that 'when pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure'.

‘With exquisite prose and riotous feeling, Robert Power has created a stained glass window of a book, through which we gaze, as if for the first time, into what it means to live a life.’ - Catherine de Saint Phalle, author of Poum and Alexandre

ISBN: 9780995359505
ISBN-10: 0995359504
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st July 2017
Publisher: Transit Lounge Publishing
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3