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    The Fur Person by May Sarton | Book Review

    The Fur Person by May Sarton Genres: American Literature, Animals, Fiction, Memoir Original Publication Date: 1957 Source: I purchased this book Goodreads Find the Author: Website, Goodreads, Amazon In The Fur Person, May Sarton fictionalizes an account of her cat Tom Jones’s life and adventures prior to making the author’s acquaintance begins with a fiercely independent, nameless street cat who follows the ten commandments of the Gentleman Cat—including “A Gentleman Cat allows no constraint of his person, not even loving constraint.” But after several years of roaming, Tom has grown tired of his vagabond lifestyle, and he concludes that there might be some appeal after all in giving up the…

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    Journal of a Solitude by May Sarton | Book Review

    Journal of a Solitude by May Sarton Genres: Memoir, Non-Fiction Original Publication Date: 1973 Source: I purchased this book Goodreads Find the Author: Website, Goodreads, Amazon In this, her bestselling journal, May Sarton writes with keen observation and emotional courage of both inner and outer worlds: a garden, the seasons, daily life in New Hampshire, books, people, ideas―and throughout everything, her spiritual and artistic journey. Journal of a Solitude is an account of a year in the life of May Sarton in the early 1970s. It is an interesting journey into the mind and soul of a writer and poet. Sarton’s Journal Reflects Her Thoughts Sarton was a difficult person…