I Am a Cat
Originally written as a 10-part serial in 1905-06 and later combined into one volume. I am a cat is considered by many to be Soseki's comic masterpiece as it pokes fun at the upper-middle class of Japanese society during the Meiji era. A nameless cat living with a schoolteacher comments on the on the follies and foibles of the people around him.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mbmackay - LibraryThing
This is a quirky, fun book to read. Written in the first person voice of a stray cat, it tells of the life of a poor English teacher in early 20th century Japan. The teacher has a collection of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hemlokgang - LibraryThing
Reviewing this book is complicated for me because I had a fairly wide variety of reactions to it. First of all, I can best describe it as a Japanese version of "Waiting For Godot" although the play is ... Read full review