The Cat who Played Brahms

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Penguin, 1987 - Fiction - 185 pages
79 Reviews
Is it just a case of summertime blues or a full-blown career crisis? Newspaper reporter Jim Qwilleran isn't sure, but he's hoping a few days in the country will help him sort out his life.

With cats Koko and Yum Yum for company, Qwilleran heads for a cabin owned by a longtime family friend, "Aunt Fanny." But from the moment he arrives, things turn strange. Eerie footsteps cross the roof at midnight, Local townsfolk become oddly secretive. And then, while fishing, Qwilleran hooks on to a murder mystery. Soon Qwilleran enters into a game of cat and mouse with the killer, while Koko develops a sudden and uncanny fondness for classical music...

  

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Review: The Cat Who Played Brahms (Cat Who... #5)

User Review  - Amy (Demonkittie) - Goodreads

This is a book in this series that seemed to take a left turn. I am not sure where they are going with this, but it seems a fairly big change of pace from the previous books. It wasn't bad at all, but I wasn't expecting anything like this. Read full review

Review: The Cat Who Played Brahms (Cat Who... #5)

User Review  - Leslea - Goodreads

Really cute. Of all the animal sleuths I've read this week, this has been my favorite. Some of the transitions are a little rough. This editor didn't believe in the "***" to separate jarring scene ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter ONE
v
Chapter TWO
17
Chapter THREE
33
Chapter FOUR
49
Chapter FIVE
69
Chapter SIX
83
Chapter SEVEN
97
Chapter EIGHT
111
Chapter TEN
137
Chapter ELEVEN
147
Chapter TWELVE
163
Chapter THIRTEEN
181
Chapter FOURTEEN
195
Chapter FIFTEEN
211
Chapter SIXTEEN
231
Copyright

Chapter NINE
125

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About the author (1987)

Lilian Jackson Braun was born on June 20, 1913. After starting out as a copywriter for Detroit department stores, she worked for The Detroit Free Press for nearly 30 years. In the 1960s, her cat died in a fall from a 10th-floor window in Detroit. Neighbors later told her that someone pushed the cat. To work through her feelings, she wrote a short story based on the incident. The result was her first three novels, The Cat Who Could Read Backwards, The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern, and The Cat Who Turned On and Off. After an 18-year break, she published The Cat Who Saw Red. During her lifetime, she wrote 29 titles in The Cat Who... series. She died on June 4, 2011 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the age of 97.

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