Cornelius Kane

Cornelius Kane lives in Australia. Visit him at

Books by this Author

Animal Farm meets The Simpsons in this inventive twist on the hard-boiled detective novel, featuring a world made up exclusively of cats, dogs, and one ruthless fox...Bull terrier Crusher McNash is a no-nonsense homicide detective who eats out of  the can and only bathes when his boss orders  him  to.  He’s  just  been thrownaboneaboutagruesome case involving Rottweilers torn apart by a savage killer, and the only lead he’s been able to sniff out is “an impression of movement” at the murder...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Remember you are only a dog

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Souvlaki

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Napoleon Bonaparte, sadly

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Fluency in ten languages

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Roman Polanski (for his films)

Author Voices

November 21, 2008

... because you've never heard of Cornelius Kane or his book The Unscratcahables (it comes out July 2009). But look on the bright side. Now you'll be able to tell all your friends that you discovered the book well before it became a global phenomenon, outselling that wizard kid and the teen vampire thing and launching Kane into the stratosphere.