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Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats

T. S. Eliot

A stunning new edition of T. S. Eliot’s beloved cat poems Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, containing enchanting new colour illustrations by Júlia Sardà.

170 in stock

£14.99
Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571346134
Date Published
02.09.2021
Delivery
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Summary

The naming of Cats is a difficult matter,
It isn’t just one of your holiday games;
You may think at first I’m as mad as a hatter
When I tell you, a cat must have THREE DIFFERENT NAMES.

So begins one of the best-known poetry collections of all time. The practical cats need no introduction, but this stunning new full-colour version, illustrated by Júlia Sardà, is the perfect companion to Old Toffer’s Dogs. Whether you are a cat or a dog person, you will be enchanted by Júlia’s highly original interpretation.

T. S.Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot, poet, critic, publisher, was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He settled in England in 1915, where for a few years he worked in the foreign section of Lloyds Bank. His first book of poems, Prufrock and Other Observations, was published in 1917. In 1922, he became editor of the literary journal, The Criterion, publishing The Waste Land in its first…

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