Country House Cats

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9780007259175: Country House Cats

In this engaging book, Richard Surman captures the fascinating life stories of cats who make their homes in and around the lavish surroundings of Britain’s country houses and stately homes.

A captivating exploration of some of Britain’s most remarkable stately homes and historic houses, seen through the eyes of their feline residents.

Just like the houses they live in, some cats are seizing the opportunities of the modern era – Tiger Moth, the incumbent cat of Nether Winchendon Manor, specializes in walking onto film sets at the wrong time: she recently dashed through the tense final scene of an Agatha Christie mystery. Meanwhile, Alcibiades is cast as official mouser in regular reconstructions of the Tudor period at Kentwell Hall.

Other cats enjoy a more traditional country lifestyle. Ariel continues an eighty-year-old tradition of cats walking the estate with the family at Sezincote in the Cotswolds; and at Chartwell, Winston Churchill’s beloved Kent hideaway, Jock III proves himself a worthy successor to his eponymous predecessor whose master would only start dinner if Jock took his place at the dinner table.

With a unique blend of architecture and feline antics, this is a fascinating tour of the grandeur and hidden eccentricities of Britain’s historic houses.

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"Lavishly illustrated with charming photographs, this irresistible book will appeal not only to cat lovers but also to anyone who is interested in historic houses and their inhabitants." Buckinghamshire Limited Edition

L'autore:

Richard has been a professional photographer for 30 years, working for leading advertising agencies & magazines. He was also a founder member and artistic director of the Ledbury Poetry Festival. He has lived in Spain for the last five years, writing and photographing articles on monastic and church architecture, in northern Spain. Richard also leads tours of European historical houses. Richard and his family divide their time between London and the Asturian mountains of northern Spain.

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Editore: HarperCollins UK (2008)
ISBN 10: 0007259174 ISBN 13: 9780007259175
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Descrizione libro HarperCollins UK, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110007259174

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