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The dachshund and the queen

Plato is a long-haired dachshund and the brush tail. A living room dog, of those born to keep men company. In Yuri, for example, a philosophy student "with his glasses always clouded". But during the Yuri holidays he follows Ada on a cruise ship, leaving the dachshund to the goalkeeper's care. And just in the loneliness of the Christmas night takes place for Plato the meeting that will change his life. In the cellar of the building, the tattooed hides boxes full of smuggling animals: monkeys, iguanas, rattlesnock snakes, an old leopard turtle named Leo, and you, the queen, an elegant Afghan, very young, "little more than a Snowbone ". For Plato is the lightning strike. But the heart of the queen is haughty, and not even the songs that the dachshund in the day and night to keep them the company of you manage to seduce it. To tell us this tender and deep story, from its special observatory among the leaves of a tree, a parrot that knows all the languages ​​of the world, and all the folds of the soul. A fairy tale for those who believe that nothing is impossible.
  • Author: Melania G. Mazzucco
  • Format: Paperback, 12.5 x 18.5 cm
  • Pages: 101
  • Publisher: Einaudi
  • Necklace: The archipelago
  • Year: 2015

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