I Am A CatBook - 2002
Written from 1904 through 1906, Soseki Natsume's comic masterpiece, I Am a Cat , satirizes the foolishness of upper-middle-class Japanese society during the Meiji era. With acerbic wit and sardonic perspective, it follows the whimsical adventures of a world-weary stray kitten who comments on the follies and foibles of the people around him.
A classic of Japanese literature, I Am a Cat is one of Soseki's best-known novels. Considered by many as the most significant writer in modern Japanese history, Soseki's I Am a Cat is a classic novel sure to be enjoyed for years to come.
From Library Staff
From Japan, "I Am a Cat" is the chronicle of a wandering kitten who spends his time observing, judging, and contemplating human nature. Through the Cat's witty, acerbic, and humorous stories about the people who cross his path, we get a biting commentary on human nature.