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Philosopher or Dog?

(1954)
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The rich and eccentric philosopher Quincas Borbas names his dog after himself because he knows his pet will outlive him. Quincas does die first, leaving his fortune to his friend Rube provided that he takes care for the dog. The dim-witted friend is hardly prepared for the life that awaits him.

    

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May 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Philosopher or Dog?
Author(s): Machado de Assis
ISBN: 0-7475-3354-7 / 978-0-7475-3354-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing plc
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May 1992 : USA Paperback
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Title: Philosopher or Dog?
Author(s): Machado de Assis
ISBN: 0-374-52328-2 / 978-0-374-52328-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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May 1982 : USA Paperback
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Title: Philosopher or Dog?
Author(s): Machado de Assis
ISBN: 0-380-58982-6 / 978-0-380-58982-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Noonday Press
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