Synopses & Reviews
Cat fanciers will want to curl up with this collection of tales about felines of many temperaments ― adventurous, naive, crafty, and independent. More than twenty stories offer a rich variety of moods and settings, from H. P. Lovecraft's chilling tale of revenge, "The Cats of Ulthar," to Honoré de Balzac's droll satire of British respectability, "The Afflictions of an English Cat."
Selections include Emile Zola's fable "Cat's Paradise," in which an indoor cat takes to the streets; "Gipsy" by Booth Tarkington, a brilliant study of a wild cat; "The Cat Who Walked by Himself" from Rudyard Kipling's Just So stories; "Tom Quartz" by Mark Twain; "How a Cat Played Robinson Crusoe" by Charles G. D. Roberts; Charles Perrault's classic rendition of "Puss in Boots"; and entrancing cat tales by Saki, Bram Stoker, Théophile Gautier, and others.
More than 20 tales include classics by Twain, Poe, Zola, Saki, Lovecraft, and others, including Perrault's rendition of "Puss in Boots" and Kipling's "The Cat Who Walked by Himself."
Cat lovers can sink their claws into this collection of more than 20 stories about felines. Classic tales by Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, Emile Zola, Saki, H. P. Lovecraft, and others range from Charles Perrault's rendition of "Puss in Boots" to Rudyard Kipling's "The Cat Who Walked by Himself."