The Dog Hunters

Rated 5.00/5 based on 1 reviews
The 5 star epic retelling of the legend of Gelert the faithful wolfhound is a sprawling, fart fuelled, dog-infested medieval adventure mystery. Follow the great hound and Prince Llewelyn as they battle their way across oceans and deserts in their quest to find out why everyone wants Gelert. More

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Words: 105,180
Language: British English
ISBN: 9781301040254
About David Bell

David Bell lives in New Zealand with Jeneal, his partner of 29 years, his son Frank and a smallish dog called Joey. He is proud to have been born in Liverpool UK. When not writing, he works as a creative person in advertising and has won a fair number of awards including ‘The 2nd Best Radio Commercial Of All Time (Kodacolor Gold) and a Lifetime Achievement Award in the NZ AXIS Advertising Awards 2011.
David’s favourite authors are Iain M Banks, CS Forester, Bernard Cornwall, Hergé, Goscinny & Uderzo, Elmore Leonard, Ed McBain, Anthony Burgess, P G Wodehouse, Conn Iggulden and Iain Banks


Part one of the Illustrated edition of 'The Dog Hunters'.
All the illustrations from the first section of the Illustrated edition of 'The Dog Hunters'.


Review by: Tabitha Ormiston-Smith on April 21, 2014 :
A worthy successor to Baron Munchausen, this wonderful story of foregn adventure and derring-do is made even more brilliant by the immaculately realistic portrayal of the hound Gelert. I've always been a bit of an afficionado of dog stories, where the dog is a major character, and all too often they are sanitised into what reads more like a human hero in a dog body. But Gelert is a hound through and through, in all his pissing, farting, carrion-eating, poo-rolling, crotch-sniffing glory. I don't know when I've enjoyed a book so much. As far as I'm concerned, The Dog Hunters is up there alongside White Fang and Kazan the Wolf Dog.
(reviewed long after purchase)

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