This is a courtly love story about Ackerley's Alsatian bitch, Tulip. It is published to tie in with the film edition of his other canine production "We Think the World of You".
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Wryly comic and strangely moving. (Daily Mail)
A beautiful evocation of the relationship between dog and owner, which doesn't lapse into the sentimentality so common in the books that people write about their pets. (Sunday Telegraph)
Best animal book ever, by a literary agent bonkers about his Alsatian bitch. (Evening Standard)
J. R. Ackerley (1896-1967) was for many years the literary editor of the BBC magazine The Listener. His works include three memoirs, Hindoo Holiday, My Dog Tulip, and My Father and Myself, and a novel, We Think the World of You (all available as New York Review Books).
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas's most recent books are The Hidden Life of Dogs, Certain Poor Shepherds, and The Tribe of Tiger: Cats and Their Culture. (May 1997)
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Book Description Poseidon Pr, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014011677X