A Lame Dog's Diary

By: S. Macnaughtan
Published By: Double9 Books
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"A Lame Dog's Diary" by S. Macnaughtan is a poignant novel that delves into the depths of human experience through the lens of disability. Written in a diary format, it navigates themes of identity, adversity, and resilience. Through the protagonist's introspective musings, readers witness a journey of self-discovery and personal growth. Set against the backdrop of British literature, the narrative is character-driven, offering profound insights into the human psyche. Each entry reflects the psychological complexities of living with a disability and the challenges faced in society. Macnaughtan masterfully crafts a narrative that is both emotionally resonant and intellectually stimulating. The diary format provides an intimate glimpse into the protagonist's innermost thoughts and emotions, inviting readers to empathize with their struggles and triumphs. As the protagonist grapples with their disability, they confront questions of identity and purpose, ultimately finding strength in resilience. Through its exploration of disability and personal growth, "A Lame Dog's Diary" offers a compelling meditation on the human condition, leaving a lasting impact on readers long after the final entry.

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S. Macnaughtan

Sarah Broom Macnaughtan was a Scottish author. When the First World War broke out, she volunteered for the Red Cross Society and was transferred to Russia, then Armenia. She wrote extensively on the condition of Armenian genocide refugees. She died from an illness suffered while traveling. Born in Partick, Scotland, she was the fourth daughter and sixth child of Peter Macnaughtan and Julia Blackman. Her father educated her at home. After her parents died, she relocated to Kent, England, and later to London. She began her writing career there, publishing her debut novel, Selah Harrison, in 1898. Her best-known writings include The Fortune of Christina M'Nab (1901), A Lame Dog's Diary (1905), and The Expensive Miss Du Cane (1900). Meanwhile, she visited Canada, South America, South Africa, the Middle East, and India, among other destinations. Sarah participated in the women's suffrage movement, supported victims of the Balkan Wars of 1912 and 1913, provided social services to London's East End destitute, and worked for the Red Cross during the Second Boer War. She volunteered with the Red Cross Society after World War I broke out. In September 1914, she traveled to Antwerp, Belgium, with an ambulance team. Following the city's evacuation, she provided assistance in northern France by operating a soup kitchen in Adinkerke. She was awarded the Order of Leopold for her controversial work in Belgium.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 154 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362767945
  • ISBN-13: 9789362767943
  • Item Weight: 200.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.85mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary