The Plague Dogs
Another wonderful classic from the author of Watership Down and Shardik, a cross between The Blade Runner and The Incredible Journey
Two dogs, Snitter and Rowf, escape from a research laboratory in the Lake District where it is wrongly supposedÂ they have been purposely infected with a deadly virus and now pose a dangerous threat to the human population. As the authorities give chase, the two friends make their way through the hillsÂ and across the moors, along the way learning to survive on their wits and finding friendship and help from a fox they encounter. They dream of finding their original owners and a safe haven – but the hunt is on.
A lyrical and engrossing tale, The Plague Dogs is a remarkable journey into the hearts and minds of two canine heroes.