Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Dover Anthology of Cat Stories

The Dover Anthology of Cat Stories
Dover: 9/16/15
eBook review copy, 256 pages
ISBN-13: 9780486794648

The Dover Anthology of Cat Stories is a highly recommended collection of twenty nine stories featuring cats. Although a majority of the stories will appeal to cat lovers, there are a few that won't. As with any anthology, skip the ones you don't like to move on to the many you will.

Contents in this collection include:
Tobermory by Saki
The Cat that Walked by Himself by Rudyard Kipling
The Cats of Ulthar by H. P. Lovecraft
Cats’ Paradise by Émile Zola
The Cat’s Grave by Natsume Sōseki
The Black and White Dynasties by Théophile Gautier
Midshipman, the Cat by John Coleman Adams
The Cat by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The Master Cat; or, Puss in Boots by Charles Perrault
The Watchers by Bram Stoker
Zut by Guy Wetmore Carryl
The Afflictions of an English Cat by Honoré de Balzac
Gipsy by Booth Tarkington
The Blue Dryad by G. H. Powell
Madame Jolicoeur’s Cat by Thomas A. Janvier
Calvin by Charles Dudley Warner
The Queen’s Cat by Peggy Bacon
Plato: The Story of a Cat by A. S. Downs
Frisk’s First Rat by Charles W. Chesnutt
Aunt Cynthia’s Persian Cat by L. M. Montgomery
How a Cat Played Robinson Crusoe by Charles G. D. Roberts
From the Diary of a Cat by Edwina Stanton Babcock
A Black Affair by W. W. Jacobs
The Yellow Terror by W. L. Alden
A Talk with Mark Twain’s Cat, the Owner Being Invisible by The New York Times
On Cats by Guy de Maupassant
The Philanthropist and the Happy Cat by Saki
My Cat by Michel de Montaigne
Tom Quartz by Mark Twain

Disclosure: My Kindle edition was courtesy of Dover for review purposes.

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