The Dog Stars

The Dog Stars

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Hig somehow survived the flu pandemic that killed everyone he knows. Now his wife is gone, his friends are dead, and he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog, Jasper, and a mercurial, gun-toting misanthrope named Bangley.


But when a random transmission beams through the radio of his 1956 Cessna, the voice ignites a hope deep inside him that a better life exists outside their tightly controlled perimeter. Risking everything, he flies past… (more)


The Dog Stars

Peter Heller is an award-winning adventure writer and contributor to NPR, Outside Magazine and Men’s Journal. The Dog Stars is his first novel.

Editorial reviews (6 reviews)

The Dog Stars has left me with very mixed feelings. I was very much taken with the story and the ultimate message of hope Heller presents the reader with, but with all my issues with the structure and the writing I can’t recommend it whole-heartedly.

The whole book is rather poetic, despite this gritty realism, and ends with Hig’s favourite poem, which feels right overall for the tone of the book.

It’s science fiction, survivalist fiction, and most accurately, post-society blues.

Book Details  

Publisher: Vintage (August 07, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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