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The Meowmorphosis (Quirk Classics)

The Meowmorphosis - Coleridge Cook, Franz Kafka I may stand alone, but I enjoyed The Meowmorphosis! I have, it must be said, a vague dislike for the work being parodied (Kafka's Metamorphosis). I was forced to read it in school, and while I was (and am) a voracious reader, the endless allegory pretty much ticked all my boxes. Or so I thought. As it turns out, I would have been fine with all sorts of allegory if it came along with an adorable kitten instead of a disgusting insect.

If you've read the original you already know what happens here - just imagine it with 50x the cuteness, a sort of unholy amalgamation of serious literature and every adorable cat video on Youtube. I quite enjoyed it. I'm not sure I can recommend buying a copy - it's a bit of a novelty act - but it's certainly worth checking out of the library!

Note: I received a free copy from the publisher. It came with a poster of the cover which my husband promptly claimed for his University office.