An A-Z of Exceptional Dogs
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'Unable to love each other,' wrote writer JR Ackerley, 'the English turn naturally to dogs.' This compendium reveals that this trait is not restricted to the English, as it charts the lives of the pets of the famous, from the misanthropic philosopher Schopenhauer's poodle Atma to Catherine the Great's greyhound Zemire, via Picasso's dachshund Lump and Elizabeth Barrett Browning's spaniel Flush, whose biography was penned by Virginia Woolf. Previously published as The Great Grisby.