Book List in Order:6 titles

  • 'Handsomely produced . . . All in all, a quite absorbing collection, an easy Christmas present, and a perfect (if bulky) loo-side read.'Jeremy NicholasA wonderful selection of writing on dogs, from Plato to Virginia Woolf, and from ancient Egypt to t...


  • From beautiful lyrics to madcap waggery, from the prime suspect in a partridge killing in ancient Greece to the medieval monk's cat Pangur Bán and encompassing odes, fables, stories, limericks, songs, nursery rhymes and more, Mark Bryant has compi...


  • These short stories share the context of the village with its country church, but range across history and genre. The authors include: Anthony Trollope; Wilkie Collins; John Galsworthy; W.S. Gilbert; Saki; Margaret Oliphant; Bertrand Russell; D.M. Th...


  • Cardinal Richelieu reputedly owned 14 cats, and Cardinal Wolsey always had his black cat beside him when pronouncing judgements on matters of state. This anthology collects together a variety of writings inspired by clerical cats and covering every a...