• Her Dog

  • By: Tobias Wolff
  • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
  • Length: 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (13 ratings)
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John didn't want a dog. He wasn't ready, he said. Grace, on the other hand, did want a dog, and when she brought Victor home from the pound, John made sure Grace knew it was her dog, her responsibility. But when Grace dies, John is left with just Victor and his grief, and he learns a new level of devotion.

©2008 Tobias Wolff (P)2013 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Best Wolff Yet!

I'm usually enjoy Tobias Wolff's work but this plaintive, touching story of a man and his recently deceased wife's dog touched me more deeply than usual.

Animals featuring as literary characters can often be fraught. In Her Dog, Wolff, masterfully read and characterised by Heald, delineates a wonderful pet as person, companion, and friend. Just as we know them to be.