Cat O'Nine Tales: And Other Stories

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Macmillan, 2006 - Prisons - 262 pages
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This is a beautiful large format gift edition of the sixth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller illustrated throughout in colour by the internationally acclaimed artist, Ronald Searle, creator of Molesworth and St Trinian's.

These twelve yarns are beautifully illustrated with 48 specially commissioned, full page illustrations of humourous cats reflecting aspects of each of the individual stories and numerous playful touches all throughout the text. The stories and the illustrations feature the mad, the bad and the dangerous to know as well as some more poignant and telling characters. This will be a fantastic Christmas gift for all fans of Jeffrey Archer and Ronald Searle... and cats.

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User Review  - askum - LibraryThing

I enjoyed reading these short stories and never got bored with any of them. I am going to have to check out some other books written by this author and see if they are as good. Read full review

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User Review  - MomsterBookworm - LibraryThing

An anthology of shorts stories mostly centered around criminal breaches of trust. It is quite easy to empathize with the motivation behind some of the wrongdoings, and might even give a less ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Jeffrey Archer, whose bestselling novels span from Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less to Kane and Abel and The Eleventh Commandment, has sold millions of books throughout the world. His collections of short stories include A Quiver Full of Arrows and Twelve Red Herrings. The author is married with two children.

Ronald Searle was born in Cambridge in 1920 and was educated there at the Cambridge School of Art. He is a hugely successful graphic artist and pictorial satirist. As well as his collaboration with Geoffrey Willans on the Molesworth books and his invention of St Trinians, his work has been the subject of numerous exhibitions across the world and appears in several major American and European collections. He lives in Haute-Provence, France.

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