The Cats of Copenhagen

The Cats of Copenhagen

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By (author) James Joyce, Illustrated by Casey Sorrow

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  • Publisher: SCRIBNER
  • Format: Hardback | 26 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 231mm x 15mm | 204g
  • Publication date: 16 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1476708940
  • ISBN 13: 9781476708942
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 67,174

Product description

The Cats of Copenhagen was first written for James Joyce's most beloved audience, his only grandson, Stephen James Joyce, and sent in a letter dated September 5, 1936. Cats were clearly a common currency between Joyce and his grandson. In early August 1936, Joyce sent Stephen a little cat filled with sweets--a kind of Trojan cat meant to outwit grown-ups. A few weeks later, Joyce penned a letter from Copenhagen that begins Alas! I cannot send you a Copenhagen cat because there are no cats in Copenhagen. The letter reveals the modernist master at his most playful, yet Joyce's Copenhagen has a keen, anti-authoritarian quality that transcends the mere whimsy of a children's story. Only recently rediscovered, this marks the inaugural U.S. publication of The Cats of Copenhagen, a treasure for readers of all ages. A rare addition to Joyce's known body of work, it is a joy to see this exquisite story in print at last.

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