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Greyfriars Bobby: The Most Faithful Dog in the World Paperback – 15 Nov 2012

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Amberley Publishing; 2 edition (15 Nov. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 144560762X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1445607627
  • Product Dimensions: 12.4 x 1.8 x 19.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,105,985 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Reveals there was more than one Greyfriars Bobby... all the evidence points to Scotland's most-loved pooch being two completely different dogs.' (THE DAILY RECORD)

There were two Greyfriars Bobbies!' (THE SCOTS MAGAZINE)

Greyfriars Bobby was a Victorian con trick. Jan Bondeson has uncovered evidence that there were in fact two Bobbies and that neither of them belonged to the man buried in Greyfriar's cemetery, Edinburgh, whose grave they sat on' (THE DAILY MAIL)

Greyfriars Bobby, the Victorian dog that held a 14-year vigil at the grave of its master, is actually a myth... a publicity stunt drummed up by local businessmen to attract custom to their corner of Edinburgh' (THE DAILY TELEGRAPH)

About the Author

Jan Bondeson is a senior lecturer at Cardiff University. He lived in London for many years, and has spent decades studying the criminal history of the metropolis. His many critically acclaimed titles include 'Queen Victoria's Stalker', 'Amazing Dogs', 'Buried Alive' and 'Freaks'. He lives in Newport in Wales.

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