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Fox 8 By George Saunders Fox A darkly comic short story a fable about the all too real impact that we humans have on the environmentFox has always been known as the daydreamer in his pack the one his fellow foxes regarded wit

  • Title: Fox 8
  • Author: George Saunders
  • ISBN: 1984818023
  • Page: 470
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Fox 8 By George Saunders A darkly comic short story, a fable about the all too real impact that we humans have on the environmentFox 8 has always been known as the daydreamer in his pack, the one his fellow foxes regarded with a knowing snort and a roll of the eyes That is, until Fox 8 develops a unique skill He teaches himself to speak Yuman by hiding in the bushes outside a house and listeni A darkly comic short story, a fable about the all too real impact that we humans have on the environmentFox 8 has always been known as the daydreamer in his pack, the one his fellow foxes regarded with a knowing snort and a roll of the eyes That is, until Fox 8 develops a unique skill He teaches himself to speak Yuman by hiding in the bushes outside a house and listening to children s bedtime stories The power of language fuels his abundant curiosity about people even after danjer arrives in the form of a new shopping mall that cuts off his food supply, sending Fox 8 on a harrowing quest to help save his pack Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 48 pages Published November 13th 2018 by Random House first published January 1st 2013 More Details ISBN 1984818023 ISBN13 9781984818027 Other Editions 8 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about Fox 8, please sign up Popular Answered Questions This question contains spoilers view spoiler A few reviews mention a human act of cruelty against animals I would love to read this story, but I have difficulties handling such scenes, so I want to ask how cruel is it
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    1. Justin Tate on said:

      OMG It s rare for me to literally laugh out loud, but this short story had me cracking up every page actually like every paragraph George Saunders wicked way with words is never exemplified than here, in the point of view of a fox His glorious misspellings and hilarious societal observations are just perfect throughout Despite being a 30 45 minute read, this one will endure with me forever.Side note I m an audio lover, but you have to read this one to get the jokes After readin OMG It s rare for [...]

    2. Sadie Hartmann Mother Horror on said:

      Yumans wud walk by and go Hey, look, Foxes And drop a bit of fud at us Soon we had karmel korn, sevral parshul biskits, plus a pare so fresh it did not even stink.I woslike This must be Fud CortFox 7 woslike I gess I m CRYING It seems as though George Saunders knows exactly what Sadie Hartmann loves to DEATH I love anthropomorphic stories like WATERSHIP DOWN with the rabbit colony or Disney s Robin Hood with the cute foxes There s something so endearing about giving animals a human vo Yumans wud [...]

    3. Garrett Zecker on said:

      The first work by Saunders I have ever read was his bestselling Tenth of December this past year, and I was blown away by his literary prowess, mesmerized with the word dance and structure of reality he portrays in his work Fox 8 was a little Kindle Single impulse buy, and for 99c I could enter into a Saunderian world once I bit like a sly er you get the point.The thing about this text is that there really was nothing special about it on the surface It is small, simple, and in terms of The first [...]

    4. Judith E on said:

      There are a lot of life lessons packed in this little ditty about a fox that learns to read and speak in Yuman As his journey takes him from his cozy fox community, to the shopping mall, and then to a new den and life, he questions why Yumans can t be nicer Creative, succinct, and a bit whimsical, George Saunders message is loud and clear Thanks for reminding us

    5. Chandra Claypool (wherethereadergrows) on said:

      If my review doesn t make sense, it s because I m writing this through watery eyes WOW this book packs a PUNCH It s absolutely brilliant in every aspect Adorable illustrations, the view of a fox, the writing itself I really could go on and on.This is a tale of innocence A fox trying to be better to find a way to supply food to his family One single act changes him forever The lesson here is deep and certainly socially relevant Things I absolutely loved was the way it was written the c If my revi [...]

    6. Vivek Tejuja on said:

      There are some books that just nestle into your heart and stay there For me, those have been the likes of An Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett, Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami, The Collected Works of A.J Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin, Breakfast at Tiffany s by Capote, and The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery You get the drift, don t you These are the kind of books that can be read to soothe me, when I am feeling down I am certain we all have these kind of books the ones that make There [...]

    7. Shaun on said:

      2.5 stars because I m not sure I liked it even though I can appreciate the creativity involved.Let mee start bi saying that wile reeding this it ocurd to mee that when yoo become famus yoo can doo no rong Yoo can rite short storees and use fonetic speling becuz after al, yoo are famus and sum won wil always bi yoor book storee and clame it is geneous, becuz anee thing rittin bi Jorj Sawnders is bi deefawlt brileant Fox 8 by George Saunders is a short storee abowt a fox called Fox 8 hoo lu [...]

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