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Cat Among the Pigeons

ISBN 
9781775845133
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R180.00
Published 
June 2018
About the book: 
Here’s another batch of David Muirhead’s unrespectable creatures, following his successful earlier volume of hilarious animal accounts (The Bedside Ark ).  It offers a wealth of accurate information on each of the profiled creatures, while revealing their softer sides and the near-human frailties from which they suffer – and temptations for which they fall. Delightful, humorous pen-and-ink sketches accompany many of the stories.
 
Muirhead’s mix of humour, mythology, anecdotal tales and folklore builds quirky and captivating portraits of each animal, and makes for a lighthearted, funny – as well as illuminating – read.
 
This new anthology, offering something different from the standard collection of animal CVs, will appeal to anyone interested in humorous writing and the natural world, no matter their age (from teen to adult) or level of knowledge.
 
Enjoy these extracts from Cat Among the Pigeons :
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About the Author
Long-time English writer and journalist David Muirhead has already published several books, including a collection of satirical short stories that drew acclaim from the British press. Struik Nature published his earlier anthology, The Bedside Ark – A riotous assembly of unrespectable creaturesThe Cat Among the Pigeons  is his latest release. He lives in Vermont, Western Cape.

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