Red Dog

  • by Louis de Bernières
  • Narrated by David Field
  • 2 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Red Dog is a West Australian, a lovable friendly red kelpie who found widespread fame as a result of his habit of travelling all over Western Australia, hitching rides over thousands of miles, settling in places for months at a time and adopting new families before heading off again to the next destination and another family – sometimes returning to say hello years later. While visiting Australia, Louis de Bernières heard the legend of Red Dog and decided to do some research on this extraordinary story. After travelling to Western Australia and meeting countless people who'd known and loved Red Dog, Louis decided to spread Red Dog's fame a little further. The result is an utterly charming tale of an amazing dog with places to go and people to see.

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Can we listen to Red Dog again?

Would you listen to Red Dog again? Why?

A long drive in the car has always been preceded by this question, have you packed Red Dog? We want to listen to it again. It has been a family favourite for a long time with us. We love Red Dog, and we love the people who love him. He is part of our permanent cast of characters in the nurturing world of imagination and narrative.


What about David Field’s performance did you like?

David Field hits the right note of laconic friendliness that is Red Dog.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

This story will make you laugh and it will make you cry.


Any additional comments?

All of us who saw the movie, preferred this story as a listening pleasure.

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- Mildred

Top Story

Living in the Pilbara and having seen the statue of Red Dog in Dampia its great to finally hear the story, a great way to pass a few hours highly recommended
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- Mark

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-22-2010
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd