I Am a Cat

I Am a Cat

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Title:I Am a Cat
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780804832656
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    I Am a Cat Reviews

  • Michael Finocchiaro

    One of my favourite books of all time, I Am a Cat by Natsume Soseki is a comic masterpiece. Set in Tokyo before the WWI, the primary character is the author's cat who wanders around the neighbourhood ...

  • Nick

    I've been a cat now for what seems like an eternity. If anyone asks you what it's like to be a cat, hand them a copy of the book and walk rapidly away. Reading the book has been a lot like having a ca...

  • Kimley

    "I've had enough of being farted at by weasels and crippled with side-swipes from the fishmonger's pole"I feel your pain Rickshaw Blacky. I feel your pain!-----------------This book is best read with ...

  • Kate

    5/5 stars | Favorite StandalonesDecided to bump this up because it's definitely a book that's stuck with me and has a firm place in my heart. Still deciding whether or not to deem it as an official f...

  • T.D. Whittle

    I just loved I Am a Cat. I recommend reading a bit each night, before sleep, for hilarious dreams. It took me ages to read because I decided that one can have too much of this very good thing ⁠— i...

  • Rita

    "I am a cat" is a "slow-reading" book. There's not much action in it and it's all about the cat's opinion on everything: especially people. It actually speaks, in a very particular way, of mediocrity....

  • Anima

    :)“Quite apart from the precision of my hearing and the complexity of my mind, I can also read thoughts. Don’t ask me how I learned that skill. My methods are none of your business. The plain fac...

  • Sebarashii

    I Am A Cat is a book that I can read over and over and over again wiothout getting bored. In turns humorous, literate and brilliantly ahead of it's time, the original Japanese is translated extremely ...

  • John Pappas

    Any flaws this comic novel has have to do with pacing, and structure (and this is largely due to how the tale was originally conceived and eventually published) -- the characters are used brilliantly ...

  • Smiley

    Reading this 470-page novel by Natsume Soseki was undeniably tough and its readers' concentration reasonably required. I didn't think I'd finish reading within a definite plan since I've usually regar...