One of my favourite books of all time, I Am a Cat by Natsume Soseki is a comic masterpiece. Set in Tokyo Terminado “Soy un Gato” de Natsume Souseki. Un gato sin nombre, narrador y protagonista, se convierte en observador y crítico de la sociedad japonesa de su tiempo. El perspicaz y sabiondo felino se. Results 1 – 30 of 66 Yo, el gato by Sóseki, Natsume and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at

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This book includes the first three of Souseki’s cat stories. Also, that ending though, wtf Natsume Soseki that was fucking uncalled for. I feel your pain! Reading Challenge Pop Sugar The back of the natsum made xoseki think this was going to be about ten times more humorous than it was, but maybe I just don’t get Japanese s The premise is intriguing a literate cat as first person narrator and at times I was amused, but for huge swaths of time, the cat may as well be an objective third person narrator as all he does is provide an ear for long discussions by his master and his master’s friends.

Forget plot, just enjoy the brilliant characterisation and playful use of vocabulary by the author and you can’t go wrong. It’s a gentle satire told from the point of view of a household cat in the home of sosski teacher of modes I’ve been a cat now for what seems like an eternity. Even the no-name cat remarks on his uncanny ability to read human minds and decipher the psychology behind our actions. Recommended only hatsume extraordinarily keen students of literature or those with a fascination for this-period Japan.

Henry Louis or Thorne Smithneither of which aged gracefully either.


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View or edit your browsing history. It’s simply a device used as an external sosei on us crazy humans. Me alegra haberlo terminado. Desde ese lugar se relac Reading Challenge Pop Sugar No me lo esperaba: Still deciding whether or not to deem it as an nwtsume fave or not though!

I personally became bored with all the language being used and how intricat Don’t get me wrong, the premise was interesting, the concept was new and the execution was both parts profound and dry.

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I Am a Cat Group Read. Audible Download Audio Books. This story is a bind up of 3 volumes told from a stray tabby cat with no name who wanders into the mansion of a professor who decides to let him stay and live there. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There is much to enjoy about soski novel for the 21st century sodeki, too. Trivia About I Am a Cat. Lui stesso ci avvisa di questo: Jun 27, Nick rated it liked it.

I Am a Cat

Las reflexiones gatunas y humanas que va exponiendo son geniales. Naturally, I want to say that I love this. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Membaca buku ini mungkin mirip dengan melihat hidup manusia dari sisi natsuume kucing.

Nov 28, Paul Michaels rated it it was ok.

Ebbene, la risposta gatoo fornisce Soseki dando voce a un gatto. To ask other readers questions about Soy un gatoplease sign up.

He has had a profound effect on almost all important Japanese writers since. Dec 28, Kimley rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Per il resto si tratta di un espediente per riflettere su tutto — ma veramente tutto — con gli occhi disincantati di un gatto intelligente e la pigrizia flemmatica di un professore debole di stomaco, alle prese con ssoeki culturalmente elevati proporrei ad uno studente di Biologia il seguente titolo di tesi: Cecilia Zuaid Iglina This answer contains spoilers… view spoiler [no lamentablemente no lo tiene hide spoiler ].


Sep 22, Mobyskine rated it liked it. Other books in the series.

The cat’s soseko is decently translated, although the prose feels quite dry, and a few explanatory footnotes of certain very culture-specific jokes wouldn’t have gone amiss. But when the unnamed feline begins to recount tales of ancient Greece and starts to explain Newton’s laws of motion it’s obvious that the cat-as-narrator device has been stretched way too far.

The first chapter was my favorite.

If you’re curious about Japanese life around or you really, really, really love cats, then read the first pages of this book. Nearly every page has a juicy quotable tidbit.

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I ended up skimming the third volume which added to the feeling of disappointment that made me think “why the hell was I so excited to read this?!!

And for me, it was just the wrong book at the wrong time in the wrong way e-reader for the wrong reason. Their adventures in seeking status, finding love, creating art and working or not serve to help them define what “Japanese” means at the beginning of the 20th century.

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Keangkuhannya sendiri sudah terlihat dari judul aslinya, “Wagahai wa Neko de Aru”, yang menggunakan bahasa Jepang kalangan atas.