Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
T.S. Eliot pays tribute to "Mr. Mistoffelees, " "The Run Tum Tugger, " "Macavity: The Mystery Cat, " and a variety of other cats in this engaging collection of humorous poems. Originally composed to amuse Mr. Eliot's intimate friends, to whom they were sent anonymously, these verses have proven irresistible to cat lovers, lovers of nonsense, and admirers of T.S. Eliot throughout the English-speaking world.
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Review: Old Possum's Book of Practical CatsUser Review - Rachael Eyre - Goodreads
I first discovered Old Possum as part of my weekly drama class; we all had to recite a poem. Around the same time I discovered it inspired Cats, then one of my favourite musicals, and I was off! The ... Read full review
Review: Old Possum's Book of Practical CatsUser Review - Sarah Alger - Goodreads
I read these poems back in early high school but didn't make the connection between Eliot, author of The Wasteland (one of my favourite poems) and this collection until much much later; it is almost ... Read full review