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Arthur the King

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781473625280

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 19th May 2016

Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General

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When you are racing 435 miles through the jungles and mountains of South America, the last thing you need is a stray dog tagging along. But that’s exactly what happened to Mikael Lindnord, captain of a Swedish adventure racing team, when he threw a scruffy but dignified mongrel a meatball one afternoon.

When they left the next day, the dog followed. Try as they might, they couldn’t lose him – and soon Mikael realised that he didn’t want to. Crossing rivers, battling illness and injury, and struggling through some of the toughest terrain on the planet, the team and the dog walked together towards the finish line, where Mikael decided he would save Arthur and bring him back to his family in Sweden, whatever it took.

‘An incredible journey’ Daily Telegraph

‘Arthur latched onto an extreme sports team during the Amazon race – and what happened next will melt the hardest heart’ Daily Mail


Lindnord draws readers into his story, confiding the many ways that Arthur touched and enriched his life . . . [a] story about the powerful connection that can develop between people and dogs
Publishers Weekly
A miraculous tale.
Washington Post
Like all great tales, this one had an intriguing start: a small good deed with enormous consequences for the dog and his rescuers, the basis for a heroic and heartwarming story.
More Kleenex needed! This is the tale of a Swedish adventure racing team who found (very unexpectedly) a stray dog ... This incredible story follows the dog's determination to stick with the humans he met through raging rivers, illness, injury and some of the most difficult terrain on the planet. Ideal for people who love adventure and dog stories.
PAWSH Magazine