The Plague Dogs Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of The Plague Dogs

Two dogs, Rowf and Snitter, escape from a research lab into the wild mountain ranges of England. Somehow they must learn to survive and get along with each other in spite of personality differences: Rowf is violent and has no trust in humans, while Snitter is friendly and always looking for a good master.
When they begin stealing sheep, the local farmers try to have them taken back by the research station, but the lab staff isn't anxious to admit that they have had a breach. When Digby Driver, a young reporter, discovers that they lab was also working on Bubonic Plague, things escalate to a full-scale hunt.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Animal story    -   Yes Kind of animal:    -   dog Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Animal talks/thinks aloud?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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