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Sirius ¿Cómo puede un perrito encantador alterar el rumbo de la Historia mundialUna hilarante y atrevida novela sobre el nazismo y un homenaje a la época dorada del cine a través del original testimonio de su peludo protagonistaBerlín 1938 Sirius un astuto fox terrier disfruta de una tranuila vida perruna junto a los Liliencron una familia judía; hasta ue una noche el cachorro es testigo de uno de los capítulos más sombríos de la historia alemana la Noche de los Cristales RotosLa familia decide entonces refugiarse en Estados Unidos donde Sirius se convierte en toda una estrella de la época dorada del cine y se codea con las más respetables celebridades de Hollywood desde Rita Hayworth Billy Wilder y John Wayne hasta Marlene Dietrich y Cary Grant Sin embargo el mundo de la farándula es una montaña rusa y Sirius acaba de gira con el esperpéntico y popular Circo Barnum Entre forzudos fieras e ilusionistas la carrera de este artista canino es un cohete pero un día un truco de magia sale mal y aparece de vuelta en Berlín esta vez en el seno de una familia naziSerá entonces cuando se convierta en el confidente del Führer# ¿o tal vez de la resistencia



10 thoughts on “Sirius

  1. says:

    45 starsSirius aka Hercules Levi and Hansi leads a very exciting life This fox terrier starts out life as Levi living in Berlin with a Jewish family in the 1930s As tensions escalate in Germany during that time period especially for Jewish people Levi who is renamed Sirius by his owners to combat the anti Semitism in Germany escapes with his family to Los Angeles Accompanying his owner Carl to w


  2. says:

    I received an advance reader's copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewI wanted to like this book I was even sure I'd enjoy it But when you're 30% in and you're tempted to give up because it has taken weeks to get to that point something is off Maybe my expectations were too high after reading a book like The Art of Racing in the Rain but I simply couldn't get into Sirius Here's whyOne of


  3. says:

    This book is a must for dog lovers I have a few people who will receive this book as a gift as I know they will be unable to resist LeviSiriusHerculesHansiin all his roles he is certainly the star that his second name implied It is as light hearted a romp as possible when the subject is a Jewish family in the toxic Germany of the Hitler era But as any true dog lover will tell you the joy that a dog can


  4. says:

    A cute story with all the major events of this time period covered by Sirius in his own doggy way It was written in a uniuely simple way that made me engage with the story straight away I enjoyed every second of Sirius' tale and hoped especially for a happy ending It was different reading about these events from this uniue stand point I highly recommend trying this book as it is the author's first and defin


  5. says:

    Sirius was a random library find and I’m so happy I grabbed it off the display as soon as I saw the dog Dogs WWII history how could I not? AND it had a Hans Fallada referenceThis book was delightfully uirky and charming and I don’t think I’ll forget a little fox terrier named Sirius anytime soon “Perhaps a person isn’t even aware of what they dream until one day their eyes open and they see that li


  6. says:

    Fun historical what if featuring the most charming lead of all clever terrier Sirius fka Levi aka Hercules Film and circus star war hero all around good boy Maybe the best boy This book is a delight whether you love dogs or not


  7. says:

    SIRIUS is an easy to read whimsical book about a smart little Jewish doggie who experiences all kinds of adventure while trying to make sense of the world around him during WWII He escapes Nazi Germany with his Jewish family and lives a celebrated life in Hollywood until unforeseen circumstances land him back in Berlin alone and at the foot of the Fuhrer The book’s writing style is uncomplicated yet uniue Because I h


  8. says:

    Sirius was delightfully witty entertaining and touching Sirius captivated my heart with his loyalty courage and childlike wisdom The book revolves around his perspective and the family he belongs to as they flee from their home and find new careers and lives in California Their story is a series is one of fast paced adventure full of coincidences and unusual circumstances The book balances a portrayal of the Nazi regime wi


  9. says:

    This story is just so cute I want to rub it's little belly World War II through a dog's eyes What a uniue and uirky idea It could have gone really wrong in the hands of a different writer but Crown managed to tell this tale in a very engaging and interesting manner It would have been very easy to make this saccharin sweet and downright ridiculous but Crown made it really charming and even fun This is a historical fiction novel


  10. says:

    Loved this book What a great little dog I really enjoyed the Hollywood scenes


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About the Author: Jonathan Crown

Jonathan Crown is the pen name of the author and journalist Christian Kämmerling in 1990 he joined the staff at SZ Magazine together with Ulf Poschardt he worked hard to take over the editorial office in 1996 In 2000 Kämmerling left the magazine He has since worked for multiple owned or founded magazines in Europe including Die Weltwoche Enzo and FAZ magazine He has been the media consult