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Speed ( later to be known as Easy ) is a three-day-old pup found in a discarded

suitcase on a rubbish tip by Barney, a tan-coloured Labrador cross and Jack a black-andwhite

Collie mix, who has a reputation with the ladies. Speeds mother Jenny and siblings

have been captured by two of the councils dedicated pest controllers ( William and Benjamin

. . . brothers), who take great pleasure in their work, as they consider all dogs are vermin.

Unknown to Barney, Jack is the father of Jennys litter. The animals are taken to the pound and

exterminated by means of an electric current passed through a steel rod, suffering agonies in

their death throws. Barneys friend Lulu has recently delivered her own litter and is persuaded

to adopt Speed. Bernie, so named as he bears an uncanny resemblance to a St Bernard, is an

old, wise, street dog and leader of the pack and a long-time friend of Barney. Jack and Harold

are the two remaining members. The latter being a pure bred Husky of this most feared gang

operating in and around Dalman, a holiday resort in the southern Turkey. The packs main

adversary is Big Bill, a mastiff and his gang.

Three months later, Lulus owners decide to uproot and relocate. Having found homes

for her pups, Speed is promised to the ginger-headed lad, who lives next door, who is constantly

teasing him. Speed being a feisty pup retaliates and nips the boys hand.

The owners decide to have him put down. Barney comes to the rescue and persuades

Bernie to let Speed join the pack. Reluctantly, Bernie agrees, providing Barney takes full

responsibility for him. Speed is instrumental in a well-planned successful raid on Abraham

Burders cafe/restaurant. Abraham complains to Mohammed Ismik, an old school friend, who

heads the pest control department.

Fiction & Literature
September 7
Xlibris UK

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