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Read & download Fifteen Dogs André Alexis í 2 Characters Fifteen Dogs Free download Ð 102 I wonder said Hermes what it would be like if animals had human intelligenceI'll wager a year's servitude answered Apollo that animals any animal you like would be evenunhappy than humans are if they were given human intelligenceAnd so it begins a bet between the gods Hermes and Apollo leads them to grant human consciousness and language to a group of dogs overnighting at a Toronto veterinary clinic Suddenly capable ofcomplex thought the pack is torn between those who resist the new ways of thinking preferring the old dog ways and those who embrace the change The gods watch from above as the dogs venture into their newly unfamiliar world as they become divided among themselves as each struggles with new thoughts and feelings Wily Benjy moves from home to home Prince becomes a poet and Majnoun forges a relationship with a kind couple that stops even the Fates in their tracksAndré Alexis' contemporary take on the apologue offers an utterly compelling and affecting look at the beauty and perils of human consciousness By turns meditative and devastating charming and strange Fifteen Dogs shows you can teach an old genre new tricks I I absolutely adored this book from beginning to end Moments of brutality moments of delight so much to consider and deeply moving I cannot recommend this book highly enough It is also a very easy read 15 Dogs is utterly spectacular