A. Stribling

Location: Alexandria, VA
Birthday: Nov. 5


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The Cat Who Killed Lilian Jackson Braun by Robert Kaplow
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth 10 stars!, Nov. 18 2003
This is the book that I've been wanting to write for years! The decline of the mystery novel can be directly traced to the rise of cutesy-putesy, namby-pamby cat-detective claptrap peddled to gullible morons who think murder is something to experience vicariously through an undersexed, overweight housewife and her cat. Kaplow takes Braun and her ilk to the outhouse where they belong, leaving a blood-soaked trail of gutbusting laughs. The dialog is a riot, the pop culture references come fast and furious. If you ever thought a cat detective story was a stupid idea, this is an excellent tonic. A hilarious tale with a "purrrfect" ending. Get it? Purrrfect? It's a pun! Isn't that… Read more