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Archy and Mehitabel - Don Marquis
Archy and Mehitabel
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The now classic tale of Archy the cockroach and Mehitabel the cat in her ninth life. First published in 1927, this free verse poem has become an essential part of American literature.
The now classic tale of Archy the cockroach and Mehitabel the cat in her ninth life. First published in 1927, this free verse poem has become an essential part of American literature.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780385094788 (0385094787)
Publisher: Anchor
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 Archy and Mehitabel
This little commentary on the issues of the world could have been written today. It was hard for me to believe that the little anecdotes were written 80 years ago. It is a wonderfully clever and humorous presentation of life's dilemmas using a cockroach and a cat as the main characters in an amazing...
modusa
modusa rated it
i forgot how much i loved you, archy, until i read you again. what prompted my reading is silly, and so utterly appropriate-- yes, i typed without an apostrophe. rueful at first, and then remembering you.archy's origins from the first don marquis column that saved his job, his best introduction.***"...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
A friend at work suggested this as one of her favorite books in the world. I didn't hate it, but I wasn't particularly amused or charmed, either. I thought the gimmick got old quickly. I suppose there are people who look at The Complete Calvin and Hobbes and tire of the kid thinking the tiger is rea...
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hello everyonein case you haven t heard of memy name is archyi was a vers libre poetwho died and came back as a cockroachi used to pound out my poems on an old typewriterand someone called don marquis took them to the publishernow there are no more typewritersand don marquis is deadi heard he reinca...
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