Francis King

Hankering For Home

The Lost Dog

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The title of this novel, The Lost Dog, is both literal and symbolic. At its outset its protagonist, Tom, takes his dog for a walk in a remote area of the Australian outback. When the rope that he is using as a leash accidentally slips from his grasp, the dog races off into the bush and is lost. 

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