Dog Boy

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A&C Black, Sep 6, 2010 - Fiction - 304 pages
Four-year-old Romochka is left alone in a dark, empty Moscow apartment. After a few days, hunger drives him outside, where he sees a large, yellow dog loping past and follows her to her lair on the outskirts of the city. During the seasons that follow, Romochka changes from a boy into something far wilder. He learns to see in the dark, attack enemies with tooth and claw, and understand the strict pack code. But when he begins to hunt in the city, the world of human beings, it is only a matter of time before the authorities take an interest...
 

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User Review  - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing

Writing under the pseudonym of Eva Hornung and inspired by the true-life story of feral child Ivan Mishukov, Australian author Eva Sallis wrote Dog Boy. This novel won the Australian 2010 Prime ... Read full review

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I found this an interesting read, having just taken over the management of my daughter's dog. It gave me a different perspective on canine behaviour and assuming that Hornung had some factual backing ... Read full review

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Eva Hornung is the author of The City of Sealions, Fire Fire, Hiam (winner of the Australian/Vogel Literary Award), and Mahjar. She lives in Australia.

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