By Eva Hornung
A shiny, riveting novel approximately an deserted boy who takes up with a pack of feral canine
million little ones roam the streets in overdue twentieth-century Moscow. A four-year-old boy named Romochka, deserted via his mom and uncle, is left to fend for himself. Curious, he follows a stray puppy to its domestic in an deserted church cellar at the city's outskirts. Romochka makes himself at domestic with Mamochka, the mummy of the pack, and 6 different canine as he slowly abandons his human attributes to outlive fiercely chilly winters. capable of cross as both boy or puppy, Romochka develops his personal ethical code. because the pack starts off to prey on humans for nutrition with Romochka's support, he draws the eye of neighborhood police and scientists. His destiny, and the pack's, depends upon his skill to stay loose, however the open air global starts off to shut in on him because the novel reaches its gripping conclusion.
during this taut and emotionally convincing narrative, Eva Hornung explores common subject matters of the human situation: the significance of domestic, what it capability to belong to a kinfolk, the implications of exclusion, and what our animal nature can train us approximately survival.
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Dog Boy by Eva Hornung