No Rehab For Hounds

Cian Mclysaght
A dark comedy novel, chronicled by stage acting dog Chumley P. Movi. Life as a Movi, where reality ends and reality TV begins.
Created 20 Sep 2021
  • No Rehab For Hounds - An Old Dog's Epilogue.
    24 Oct 2021 • 9 min read
    An Old Dog’s Epilogue. “Aaaaaaand cut,” Penny the film director shouted. “Good work Chumley. That’s lunch.” “LUNCH,” the production manager echoed loudly. “Everyone back in one hour.” Lunch, one of my...
  • No Rehab For Hounds - Chapter 37.
    23 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    Chapter 37. The judge eyeballed my family, then Harvey Spinks, then Vernon Wayco, then Flowers. He shuffled through his notes and continued dealing the most severe stares to Murray and Vernon Wayco. V...
  • No Rehab For Hounds - Chapter 36.
    22 Oct 2021 • 11 min read
    Chapter 36. “I think you’ve earned your salt today Murray,” Minnie said. “I’m buying.” “The cat’s not in the bag yet,” Murray said, apprehensively. “Who knows which way that judge is going to swing.” ...
  • No Rehab For Hounds - Chapter 35.
    21 Oct 2021 • 15 min read
    Chapter 35. “How can they allow him in here?” Harvey Spinks asked, glaring directly at me. “Sir, maybe he’s an idiot guide dog. You know without the dog, Chuck over there might be liable to walk into ...
  • No Rehab For Hounds - Chapter 34.
    20 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    Chapter 34. Murray twisted the top button of his shirt, forcing a little bit of loose skin in behind the collar. He winced as he poked his Adam’s apple down behind the knot of his neck tie. The tinies...
  • No Rehab For Hounds - Chapter 33.
    19 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    Chapter 33. Murray’s resurrection was met with joy from his sister, confusion from the police and guilt from him. Murray claimed he’d been held captive for weeks, by his Polish kidnappers – the truth ...
  • No Rehab For Hounds - Chapter 32.
    18 Oct 2021 • 17 min read
    Chapter 32. Murray checked his reflection in the wing mirror of Lenny’s truck. Fear ran down his face in streaks of black and light blue. He looked like wax melting in the noon day sun. “God I look hi...
  • No Rehab For Hounds - Chapter 31.
    17 Oct 2021 • 11 min read
    Chapter 31. I’d been left in Max’s care, while the family secreted Murray to his new digs at Lenny’s house. Max slept most of the day between his favourite TV shows and infomercials. Spending time wit...
  • No Rehab For Hounds - Chapter 30.
    16 Oct 2021 • 9 min read
    Chapter 30. ‘Just because you sprung Missus Doubtfire from Il Camino, doesn’t mean that anything changes,’ read Flowers’ text message on Lenny’s phone – followed by ‘Feature on Chuck’s acting debut on...
  • No Rehab For Hounds - Chapter 29.
    15 Oct 2021 • 12 min read
    Chapter 29. The morning began like a Greek wedding, careering off the side of a cliff. Teddy arrived in the kitchen wearing his finest tuxedo, with the tips of his moustache, twisted to points, sharpe...
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