100pp • 148 x 210mm •
Publication: May 2017
There is no shortage of literature about cats. Their lives, their psychology, and the way they touch their human friends emotionally and spiritually have all been popular themes through the ages. But rarely if ever do we encounter accounts where the author intuits the minds of her feline friends with such remarkable grace and intimacy. True stories, but fleshed with a passionate humanity and understanding, these tales will stay with you – haunting echoes of personal tragedy and joy that are at once searing and uplifting.
About The Author Yasmine Zahran was born in 1933 in Ramallah, Palestine. She was educated at Colombia University, New York, and the University of London, and received a doctorate in archaeology at the Sorbonne, Paris.
She worked for UNESCO for a number of years and established, directed, and taught at the Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology in Jerusalem (1991 - 95).
She divides her time between Paris and Ramallah, where she writes and researches, besides travelling extensively to visit archaeological sites. She has written Lament for Jerusalem, Septimius Severus, Philip the Arab, Zenobia, the Lakhmids of Hira and many more…