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Hakan Nesser
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Norton's Philosophical Memoirs

Hakan Nesser


Head of Zeus

Dogs as pets


96 pages

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What better way to get to know a man than to get to know his best friend? Hakan Nesser's charming, whimsical and celebratory volume to his beloved dog Norton.

Now don't start getting ideas. I am not a philosopher. I'm a dog. But I look like a philosopher, they say, and I'm not sure the distinction is as great as you might think. I'm what's known as a Rhodesian Ridgeback. My forebears used to hunt lions in Africa, but I'm a modernized urban specimen. I don't hunt much of anything. I was born somewhere on the plains west of Uppsala, Sweden. In the beginning I was blind and tumbled around with my siblings. We pooped and bit each other and nursed, and our mother - who I must admit was kind of a bitch - tried to raise us to the best of her ability. Without all that much success, I must say too. When I was about two months old I was adopted. Two long-legged humans, a man and a woman, came and picked me up, loaded me in a car and drove into town. This is the story of the eleven years we spent together.

By:   Hakan Nesser
Imprint:   Head of Zeus
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 175mm,  Width: 135mm, 
ISBN:   9781786699770
ISBN 10:   178669977X
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   March 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Hakan Nesser is a Swedish author and teacher who has written a number of successful books. He has won Best Swedish Crime Novel Award three times, and the Glass Key award in 2000. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages.

PRAISE FOR HAKAN NESSER: 'The Swedish novelist Hakan Nesser is in another league' The Sunday Times. 'The godfather of Swedish crime' Metro. 'An award-winning writer who has sold millions worldwide' Edinburgh Evening News.

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