Macavity


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Macavity

mysterious feline, “Napoleon of crime.” [Br. Lit.: T. S. Eliot Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats in Drabble, 714]
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We also have no contact details for Rhiannon Morgan, whose painting of Macavity the Mystery Cat was the 2010 winner, and for Barbara Smith, whose landscape won the prize the following year.
This is the first in a very original new series from Joe Ide, an author of Japanese-American descent, who has created an even more original protagonist in IQ, in a book which won the Macavity Award for best first novel.
Now named Macavity, the kitten is in the care of Cats Protection's vets.
Quentin Earl Darrington has great authority as Old Deuteronomy, while Daniel Gaymon's athletic Macavity, Andy Huntington Jones' regal Munkustrap, and all the other members of the Jellicle tribe are flying high--now and forever.
Not convinced Macavity would want to be in a bubble bath, but hey, there's a lot to admire in this simple, beautifully illustrated addition to the Eliot spin-off canon.
This new company, fronted by the evil Professor Macavity has designs on Holly's best mate, Imogen, who will now only communicate with her Cybersky mobile phone, rather than her human friend.
Of the cats in Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, we would have to choose "the Hidden Paw," Macavity, as the one most like the "cat" in "Prufrock.
But like Macavity it was impossible to pin him down to acknowledge what he had been responsible for.
Twenty-three thrilling, hilarious and poignant short stories (all based in New York City and written by both new and acclaimed fiction master), include such luminary authors as Robert Silverberg (Hugo and Nebula Award multiple winner; grand master of SFWA); Ed Park (author, Personal Days; senior editor, Amazon's literary imprint, Little A); Jim Fusilli (rock and pop music critic, Wall Street Journal; author, Closing Time and A Well-Known Secret); Parnell Hall (author, Last Puzzle & Testament); SJ Rozan (Edgar, Shamus, Anthony, Nero and Macavity award-wining author); Brian Koppelman (co-writer, Ocean's 13 and Rounders); Elaine Kagan (author, No Good-Byes; actress, GoodFellas), and more.
Lydia added: "I've always loved the Jellicle Song with its funky syncopated rhythms and the jazzy wild Macavity duet.
Henderson pair Cool Macavity and Sweet Deal are among a big field for the PS25,000 John Smith's County Hurdle.
She has been awarded John Creasey Dagger, Nero, Macavity, Barry, Arthur Ellis, and Dilsy awards.