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Depression in a book.

Advantages: Well written.
Disadvantages: Depressing.

Well, if you're too happy with your life and are having too good of a time, then I suggest that you read these poems. They can drag you down and sink you into a depression. Ok, I joke. But really, these poems show you what was going on in his mind at the ...

NickAlexander84 09.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Selected Poems - T.S. Eliot

HERE KITTY KITTY!

Advantages: The book that the musical 'Cats' was based upon.
Disadvantages: None.

...A wonderful poetry book about cats. --T.S.ELIOT- 'OLD POSSUM'S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS'-- This is a wonderful book written by T.S.Eliot in 1939, with illustrations by Nicolas Bentley. Old Possums 'Book Of Practical Cats' is one of my favouri ...

Morning_Becomes_Electra 18.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - T.S. Eliot

Macavity Morgan Mistoffelees and More

Advantages: An Easily Accessible Collection Of Poetry For All Ages.
Disadvantages: None

A collection of poetry that is instantly accessible to every age has to be T.S. Eliots ‘Old Possums Book of Practical Cats’. It is a delightful read at any age and will appeal to all. ‘Practical Cats’ (as I will refer to it from now on), is most famous ...

charis18uk 31.07.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - T.S. Eliot

The naming of cats

Advantages: delightful poems, excellent for children
Disadvantages: none at all

Warning: If you expose your children to this book then you are going to end up with some cats with very strange names! Bear in mind that at midnight, you aren't going to relish standing out in your back garden calling for "Rumpleteazer" or "Skimbleshanks. ...

Bryn_Pearson 04.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - T.S. Eliot

A child's fairytale

Advantages: It's fabulous!
Disadvantages: none

The Old Posseum's Book of Practical Cats was first read to me by my Grandmother when i used to stay at her house as a young child. Macavity was my favourite - a bit of a rascal really, followed by Mungojerry and Rumpleteeser! And later to my younger cou ...

franki 21.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - T.S. Eliot