´My library I Am a CatAuthor Natsume Sōseki – sneakerspear.co.uk

I Am a Cat See alternate cover edition here.I am a cat As yet I have no name.So begins one of the most original and unforgettable works in Japanese literature.Richly allegorical and delightfully readable, I Am a Cat is the chronicle of an unloved, unwanted, wandering kitten who spends all his time observing human nature from the dramas of businessmen and schoolteachers to the foibles of priests and potentates From this unique perfective, author S seki Natsume offers a biting commentary shaped by his training in Chinese philosophy on the social upheaval of the Meiji era I Am a Cat first appeared in ten installments in the literary magazine Hotoguisu Cuckoo , between 1905 and 1906 S seki had not intended to write than the short story that makes up the first chapter of this book After its great critical and popular success, he expanded it into this epic novel, which is universally recognised as a classic of world literature.A well loved work by a Japanese writer of genius Japan Quarterly Download I Am a Cat – sneakerspear.co.uk

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  1. 200.

  2. Worth reading just for the rice ball incident.

  3. We Japanese believe that the relation between father and son cannot be altered no matter how hard we try Instead, we attempt to find a compromise within the relationship It is the same with husband and wife, master and servant, between warriors and merchants, and it is also the same with nature itself If there is a mountain blocking our way to a neighboring country, we don t have to move the mountain Instead, we should find a way to make it unnecessary to go to that foreign country While t We Japanese believe that the relation between father and son cannot be altered no m...

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  6. En esta historia, es un gato sin nombre quien nos narra las aventuras y desventuras que le toca vivir desde que es adoptado por Kushami, un maestro muy poco afectivo y amable por no decir antip tico, tosco y desagradable.Un dato aparte Me hubiese encantado que nuestro narrador y personaje principal tuviese un nombre pero el hecho de que no sea as es una de las tantas peculiaridades dentro de la primera novela de este escritor maravilloso y algo que a pesar de todo puede dejarse de lado para se En esta historia, es un gato sin nombre quien nos narra las aventuras y desventuras que le toca vivir desde que es adoptado por Kushami, un maestro muy poco afectivo y amable por no decir antip tico, tosco y desagradable.Un dato aparte Me hubiese encantado que nuestro narrador y personaje principal tuviese un nombre pero el hecho de que no sea as es una de las tantas peculiaridades dentro de la primera novela de este escritor maravilloso y algo que a pesar de todo puede dejarse de lado para seguir con la lectura sin mayores inconvenientes.Volviendo a la novela, es incre ble como adentr ndome a cada cap tulo, ten a ganas de re r y lo hac a y de llorar obvio que era algo que tambi n pasaba , y m s siempre de lo primero que de lo segundo Por esto es que al terminarlo lo consider un excelente libro Creo que si un escritor puede hacer que te emociones y no solo quieras re r o alegrarte con sus persona...

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  8. I enjoyed reading this, for the most part The basic idea is that it s the cat s diary, and he talks about other cats in the neighborhood, chasing crows, stealing dumplings, climbing trees, and watching the humans who pay him no attention I ...

  9. This is a translation of a famous Japanese book about a nameless cat adopted by a teacher The first roughly half of the book is delightful, as it is written about the cat s life from the cat s perspective The rest of the book, however, veers into ...

  10. Book club selection Interesting view of early 1900 s Japanese society from the perspective of a professor s cat Some humor, some pathos I wouldn t have selected this personally, but it was an easy read and I enjoyed it.