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Making the cat laugh

£3.99

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One woman's journal of single life on the margins. For seven long years, starting in The Listener in 1988 and continuing in The Times and Woman's Journal, Lynne Truss has been trying to make her cat laugh. It has been an uphill task, which is why she deserves this book, a recognition of outstanding courage in the face of futility. Along the way, 'Margins', 'Single of Life' and 'One Woman's Journal' have collected a band of devoted fans, yet still the cat remains unimpressed, we understand he may not even show up at the launch party. Never have so many jokes about Kitbits been found in such concentration as in Making the Cat Laugh. But under the headings such as 'The Single Woman Considers Going Out but Doesn't Fancy the Hassle' and 'The Single Woman Stays at Home and Goes Quietly Mad', we discover a writer not only obsessed with cats, but prone to over-reacting generally - to news stories (MAN 'EATEN' IN GRUESOME CAT HORROR) shopping, passive smoking, Christmas, coupledom, boyfriends, snails, sheds, Andre Agassi, cooking instructions, requests of 'How's the novel going?' and personal remarks of any kind.

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Author(s):
Lynne Truss
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1861977549
ISBN-13:
9781861977540
Publisher:
Profile
Title:
Making the Cat Laugh

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One woman's journal of single life on the margins. For seven long years, starting in The Listener in 1988 and continuing in The Times and Woman's Journal, Lynne Truss has been trying to make her cat laugh. It has been an uphill task, which is why she deserves this book, a recognition of outstanding courage in the face of futility. Along the way, 'Margins', 'Single of Life' and 'One Woman's Journal' have collected a band of devoted fans, yet still the cat remains unimpressed, we understand he may not even show up at the launch party. Never have so many jokes about Kitbits been found in such concentration as in Making the Cat Laugh. But under the headings such as 'The Single Woman Considers Going Out but Doesn't Fancy the Hassle' and 'The Single Woman Stays at Home and Goes Quietly Mad', we discover a writer not only obsessed with cats, but prone to over-reacting generally - to news stories (MAN 'EATEN' IN GRUESOME CAT HORROR) shopping, passive smoking, Christmas, coupledom, boyfriends, snails, sheds, Andre Agassi, cooking instructions, requests of 'How's the novel going?' and personal remarks of any kind.

Author(s):
Lynne Truss
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1861977549
ISBN-13:
9781861977540
Publisher:
Profile
Title:
Making the Cat Laugh

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