Menagerie, a Child's Fable Summary
Charles Johnson

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Menagerie, a Child's Fable Summary

"Menagerie, a Child's Fable," by Charles Johnson, was first published in a magazine in 1984, and reprinted in the short story collection The Sorcerer's Apprentice in 1986. Although it is subtitled "A Child's Fable," "Menagerie, a Child's Fable" is aimed at the adult reader and addresses serious social and political issues.

"Menagerie, a Child's Fable" takes place in a pet store where the main character, a German shepherd named Berkeley, works as a watchdog. One day the...

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