Here’s the thing: I have contractual deadlines to meet, I’m in the middle of end-of-term marking, and there are about a million work-related things I’m supposed to be reading. So what I’m saying is that my every waking second is pretty much accounted for. But after I bought your book, I opened it to glance at the (really quite moving) introduction, and the next thing I knew, I was blasting through the whole thing.
I grew up with dogs, and have only become a cat owner in the last few years. But I was cackling with recognition as I read your pieces (the bits about staring at nothing struck a particular chord with the rest of the household, too). And, perhaps inevitably, Siegfried tried to interpose himself between the Kindle and me, and I wound up reading the second half with His Royal Highness in my arms. All of which seems fitting.
Bottom line: I thoroughly enjoyed your book. Well done, sir.
So glad you enjoyed it! As for the rest of you reading this, what are you waiting for? Click the cover! Buy the book!