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This playful, witty biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's pet spaniel - involving Italian travels and kidnappings - asks what it is to be a dog, and a human.

'Things are not simple but complex. If he bit Mr. Browning he bit her too. Hatred is not hatred; hatred is also love.'
Virginia Woolf's delightful biography of the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning's spaniel, which asks what it means to be human - and to be dog.
One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780241251478

    May 2, 2016

    Penguin Classics

    128 pages

    RRP $6.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099438014

    September 2, 2002

    Vintage Classics

    192 pages

    RRP $26.99

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  • EBook

    9780241251492

    March 3, 2016

    Penguin eBooks (UK Adult)

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  • EBook

    9781473511934

    February 26, 2015

    Vintage Digital

    192 pages

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Also by Virginia Woolf

Liberty
The Years (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
To The Lighthouse (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
The Waves (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
Orlando (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
Mrs Dalloway (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
A Room Of One's Own And Three Guineas (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
Street Haunting and Other Essays
Orlando: Popular Penguins
Essays Virginia Woolf Vol.6
Mrs Dalloway's Party
To the Lighthouse: Popular Penguins
A Room of One's Own: Popular Penguins
The Essays of Virginia Woolf, Volume 5
Selected Diaries
Selected Letters
Great Ideas
A Haunted House
Congenial Spirits
Roger Fry
The Common Reader: Volume 1
The Common Reader: Volume 2
Moments Of Being
A Room Of One's Own

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The Last Great Australian Adventurer
Frankenstein
Cats Getting Stuck!
The Handmaid's Tale
The Great Gatsby
For Whom The Bell Tolls
The Extraordinary Life of Pikelet
Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition
Little Women
Slaughterhouse 5
Brief Candle in the Dark