Lost Dog – Kate Spicer

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A brilliant, life-affirming memoir, Lost Dog is a book like no other about the myth of modern womanhood. More...

One morning, you wake up and wonder what has happened to your life. Then you realise: you happened to yourself.

Kate is a middle aged woman trying to steer some order into a life that is going off the rails. When she adopts a lurcher called Wolfy, the shabby rescue dog saves her from herself. But when the dog disappears, it is up to Kate to hit the streets of London and find him. Will she save him, as he has saved her – or will she lose everything?

As she trudges endlessly calling his name in the hopeless hope she may find him, she runs into other people’s landscapes and lives, finding allies amongst psychics, bloggers and mysterious midnight joggers. Trying to find her dog tests her relationship, and her sanity, to its limits – and gets her thinking about her life, and why things have turned out as they have for her. A brilliant, life-affirming memoir, Lost Dog is a book like no other about the myth of modern womanhood.

 

About the author

Kate Spicer is a proud Wild at Heart Foundation ambassador. She was born in London and had a transient childhood living in many different areas of the UK as the daughter of an NHS surgeon. She studied Philosophy at King’s College, London. She is a popular British journalist (Sunday Times) and documentary maker (Mission to Lars, Ugly Truth About Beauty, Superskinny: The Race to Size 0) who covers lifestyle and culture with insight, humour and sometimes uncomfortable honesty.

One sunny January day a cool dog called Wolfy sloped into her life. That scruffy shaggy lurcher became her muse and Kate Spicer the popular British journalist became Kate Spicer the British author. Whether she is popular or not, you can judge for yourself. Her first book, Lost Dog: A Love Story, was published on April 4 2019; and in paperback on 30 January 2020.

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