Also available: postcards of the
illustrations from the book
Neuf Vies (Nine Lives), by Soghra M. Sadeghi
(In French, 128 pages - Price: CHF 29.00 + shipping)
Hardbound, with original color illustrations by the author.
A collection of nine stories, for readers aged 9 to 99, a
place to meditate on the history of humankind, marked here
and there by a pawprint of wisdom. This little blue book is
an invitation, dark blue like the night sky.
In each of these nine tales, a mysterious statuette of a cat
comes to life to reveal the goodness hidden in the heart and
soul of the protagonists.
Cats have always been quintessentially symbolic animals, with
their subtle alchemy of elegance, thoughtfulness and independence;
wherever and whenever they have lived they have been the source
of tales, legends, and beliefs. From Antiquity to the present
day, from the Far East to the West, cats invite us on a journey
that leads us to explore both the world around us and our
It is not just their aloof pride, sculptural stillness, fascinating
gaze, nonchalant languor, or their gravity-defying sense of
balance that give cats their power: their supreme skill is
their ability to observe us. Cats do not change over time
or across cultures, and those who know how to listen to them
and understand them will discover what is most important.
The world of these tales is deeply felt and richly entertaining,
and woven through their pages is the presence, strength, and
wisdom of cats.
Let yourself be guided, succumb to the charm, above all do
not be afraid, the cats are there to watch over you and protect
The author will be happy to meet you to discuss travel, tales,
cats and…the pleasure of writing.