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KILLER DOG

by Monica Edwards

Illustrated by Sheila Rose

Published by Collins. 1st. 1959

Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. The Hawkes and their sheep farming neighbours are suffering from an unknown 'killer dog' that is attacking their flocks. Suspicion centres on two dogs. Each dog is fiercely defended by its owners. Eventually, after a long night of vigil on Romney Marsh, they discover the secret of the unknown attacker, who always strikes at dawn... Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations.

Fading to ends of spine. A couple of tiny light spots to rear cover. Ink name and date to front endpaper. Tiny ink stamp '27' to rear pastedown. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with slight loss from top of spine. Tears to base of spine, small triangle detached but held in place by clear tape on verso. Spine ever so slightly faded.

Stock no. 1504971

 

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Contents

  • Romney Marsh is the setting of Monica Edwards' new story, in which she introduces the Hawkes of Owlers Farm. The Hawkes and their sheep- farming neighbours are suffering from an unknown 'killer dog that is attacking their flocks. Suspicion centres on two dogs; the Hawkes' own sheepdog, Glen; and Lion, a sheepdog that belongs to the disreputable Hoddy family. Each dog is fiercely defended by its owners, and Anna and Colin Hawkes and their old shepherd, Eli, are determined to prove Glen's innocence. Eventually, after a long night of vigil on the Marsh, they discover the secret of the unknown attacker, who always strikes at dawn........

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