By Doris Lessing
From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Doris Lessing, a quick tale a couple of woman's sluggish waft open air the bounds of society. An previous lady, with gipsy blood, starts to discover the conventions of society stifling – while her husband dies, and her young ones depart domestic, she embraces a marginal, unconventional life, followed by way of her devoted cat. 'An outdated girl and Her Cat' brilliantly combines Doris Lessing's unforgiving exam of our society – and people it can't accommodate and ulitmately fails – with a superb portrait of her favorite animal – the cat.
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An Old Woman and Her Cat by Doris Lessing