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Even the Dogs

(2010)
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Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel
They break down the door at the end of December and carry his body away. On a still and frozen day between Christmas and New Year, a man's body is found lying in his ruined flat. Found, and then taken away, examined, investigated and cremated. As the state begins its detailed, dispassionate inquest, the man embarks on his last journey through a world he has not ventured into, alive, for years. In his wake, a series of fractured narratives emerge from squats and alleyways across the city: the short and stark story of the man, and of his friends who look on from the shadows, keeping vigil as the hours pass, paying their own particular homage. As they watch, their stories unfurl layer by layer; stories of lives fallen through the cracks, hopes flaring and dying, love overwhelmed by a stronger need, and the havoc wrought by drugs, distress and the disregard of the wider world. Intense, exhilarating, and shot through with hope and fury, Even the Dogs is an intimate exploration of life at the edges of society; littered with love, loss, despair and a glimpse of redemption.


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"A rare combination of profound empathy and wonderful writing." - Mark Haddon


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February 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: Even the Dogs
Author(s): Jon McGregor
ISBN: 0-7475-9944-0 / 978-0-7475-9944-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: Even the Dogs
Author(s): Jon McGregor, Jon MacGregor
ISBN: 1-4088-0589-8 / 978-1-4088-0589-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Trade
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Paperback Editions

February 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Even the Dogs
Author(s): Jon McGregor
ISBN: 0-00-821871-4 / 978-0-00-821871-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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January 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Even the Dogs
Author(s): Jon McGregor
ISBN: 1-4088-0947-8 / 978-1-4088-0947-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
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January 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Even the Dogs: A Novel
Author(s): Jon McGregor
ISBN: 1-59691-348-7 / 978-1-59691-348-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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Audio Editions

February 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Even the Dogs
Author(s): Jon McGregor
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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February 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Even the Dogs
Author(s): Jon McGregor
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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February 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Even the Dogs
Author(s): Jon McGregor
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Even The Dogs (Unabridged Audio CD)
Author(s): Jon McGregor
ISBN: 1-4618-0347-0 / 978-1-4618-0347-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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December 2010 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Even the Dogs (Unabridged Audiobook)
Author(s): Jon McGregor, narrated by Dean Williamson
ISBN: 1-4074-6281-4 / 978-1-4074-6281-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

January 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Even the Dogs
Author(s): Jon McGregor
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU