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Greyfriars Bobby - Eleanor Atkinson
Greyfriars Bobby
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This is the charming story, based on fact, of the love of a Skye terrier called Bobby for his master in nineteenth centruy Edinburgh. Bobby and his master 'Auld Jock', a Pentland Hills farmer, were inseparable and for fourteen years after Auld Jock's death little Bobby made his home near the old... show more
This is the charming story, based on fact, of the love of a Skye terrier called Bobby for his master in nineteenth centruy Edinburgh. Bobby and his master 'Auld Jock', a Pentland Hills farmer, were inseparable and for fourteen years after Auld Jock's death little Bobby made his home near the old man's grave in the cemetrery in Greyfriars Kirkyard. her was loved and card for by the local people who were touched by the bond between the dog and his master. A life-size stature of Bobby still stands in Edinburgh, commemorating his devotion and loyalty.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781855349261 (1855349264)
Publisher: Waverley Books Ltd
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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AnnaMatsuyama
AnnaMatsuyama rated it
I wanted to like this book but writing is clumsy (hard to believe it was written for adults) and too sentimental. Patronizing even. And dialects hard to read & understand.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
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Victorian thriller based on the legendary police dog Bobby and his master John Gray. Stars Crawford Logan and Paul Young.Broadcast on: BBC Radio 7, 4:00pm Saturday 19th December 2009
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