The Dog Stars

The Dog Stars

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“Leave it to Peter Heller to imagine a postapocalyptic world that contains as much loveliness as it does devastation. His hero, Hig, flies a 1956 Cessna (his dog as copilot) around what was once Colorado, chasing all the same things we chase in these pre-annihilation days: love, friendship, the solace of the natural world, and the chance to perform some small kindness. The Dog Stars is a wholly compelling and deeply engaging debut.” —Pam Houston, author of… (more)


I like to write fiction in this way of constant discovery because I get to be thrilled, shocked, surprised

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.

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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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