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Michel Parry – Beware of the Cat

Posted by demonik on November 18, 2011

Michel Parry (ed.) – Beware of the Cat   (Arrow, 1974: originally Victor Gollancz, 1973)

Introduction – Michel Parry

Gulielmus Baldwin – Beware The Cat
Barry Pain – The Grey Cat
Stephen Vincent Benet – The King Of The Cats
Traditional – The Vampire Cat
Byron Liggett – The Cat Man
J. S. Le Fanu – The White Cat
Algernon Blackwood – Ancient Sorceries
Saki – Tobermoray
Theodore Sturgeon – Fluffy
Ramsey Campbell – Cat And Mouse
H. P. Lovecraft – The Cats Of Ulthar
Ambrose Bierce – Eyes Of The Panther
Walter Wintle – The Black Cat
Ernest Hamilton – The Child Watcher

Beware of the Cat…

For millennia cats have haunted human consciousness, either worshipped as gods or persecuted as the incarnation of Evil, no other creature has aroused such violent emotions.

In this collection of stories – which range from a macabre tale by a sixteenth century monk to the work of contemporary masters – all the cats are different. There are talking cats, starving cats, murderous cats, cannibalistic cats, cats that can take human form, ghost cats, and a cat who might be the Devil himself.

They only have one thing in common – all are terrifying …

See also Beware Of The Cat on Vault forum


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