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Doris Lessing recounts the cats that have moved and amused her, from the kittens that overran her childhood home to the wrenching decline of El Magnifico, whose story unfolds in a new essay, appearing here for the first time.

Particularly Cats also evokes Lessing's own story in relation to cats, how they affect her and she them, communicating in a language of mood and gesture that all cat-owners will recognize.

Review:

"Lessing shows us the hidden world behind the bright eyes of every cat crossing the pages of this graceful and absorbing narrative." Library Journal

Synopsis:

Cats have always tiptoed through Doris Lessing's life. Here she recounts the cats that have moved and amused her, from the kittens that over-ran her childhood home, to the wrenching decline of El Magnifico, whose story unfolds in a new essay, appearing here for the first time.<P>PARTICULARLY CATS also evokes Lessing's own story in relation to cats, how they affect her and she them, communicating in a language of mood and gesture that all cat-owners will recognize. Throughout, the voice is distinctly Lessing — practical, generous, and loving.

Table of Contents

Particularly Cats 1
Rufus, the Survivor 111
The Old Age of El Magnifico 133

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580800365
Author:
Lessing, Doris May
Publisher:
Burford Books
Author:
Lessing, Doris May
Location:
Short Hills, NJ
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Cats - General
Subject:
Cats
Subject:
Women cat owners
Subject:
Women novelists, English
Subject:
Novelists, English -- 20th century.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
NTSB/SIR-99/03
Publication Date:
May 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.26x5.52x.63 in. .47 lbs.

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Product details 160 pages Burford Books - English 9781580800365 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Lessing shows us the hidden world behind the bright eyes of every cat crossing the pages of this graceful and absorbing narrative."
"Synopsis" by , Cats have always tiptoed through Doris Lessing's life. Here she recounts the cats that have moved and amused her, from the kittens that over-ran her childhood home, to the wrenching decline of El Magnifico, whose story unfolds in a new essay, appearing here for the first time.<P>PARTICULARLY CATS also evokes Lessing's own story in relation to cats, how they affect her and she them, communicating in a language of mood and gesture that all cat-owners will recognize. Throughout, the voice is distinctly Lessing — practical, generous, and loving.
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