The Cat Who Wasn't There
Год публикации: 2011
Ключевые слова: Главные герои кошки Обыкновенные кошки
Cat Who Wasnt There
Lilian Jackson Braun
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Lilian Jackson Braun - The Cat Who Wasn't There
In late August, sixteen residents of Moose County, a remote part of the United States 400 miles north of everywhere, traveled to Scotland for a tour of the Western Isles and Highlands, lochs and moors, castles and crofts, firths and straths, burns and braes, fens and bens and glens.
Only fifteen of them returned alive, and the survivors straggled home in various states of shock or confusion.
Among the travelers who signed up for the Bonnie Scots Tour were several prominent persons in Pickax City, the county seat. They included the owner of the department store, the superintendent of schools, a young doctor from a distinguished family, the publisher of the local newspaper, the administrator of the public library, and a good-looking, well-built, middle-aged man with a luxuriant pepper and-salt moustache and drooping eyelids, who happened to be the richest bachelor in Moose County--or in fact the entire northeast central United...