Tell It to the Dog: A Memoir of Sorts

Author(s): Robert Power

Autobiography and Biography | Australian

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 Dog underscores 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'.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780995359505
  • : Transit Lounge Publishing
  • : Transit Lounge Publishing
  • : July 2017
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : July 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : 158.1092
  • : 224
  • : Robert Power
  • : Paperback
  • : 717