Novels





For the first time in English, from celebrated post-modern author Hideo Furukawa, comes Belka, Why Don’t You Bark?, an epic of magical realism as seen through the eyes of several military dogs:

In 1943, Japanese troops retreat from the Aleutian island of Kiska, leaving 4 military dogs behind. One dies, and the others are taken under the protection of U.S. troops. Meanwhile in the USSR, a KGB military dog handler kidnaps the daughter of a Japanese yakuza. Named after the Russian astronaut dog Strelka, the girl develops a psychic connection with canines… The thought provoking adventure continues, following the dogs and their descendants through the Korean conflict, the Space Race, and the collapse of Communism.

Click here for an excerpt of Belka Why Don’t You Bark?


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