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Anatomy of an Octavian Casebook

Updated: Jul 17, 2022

All 18 of the Casebooks of Octavius Bear share a common structure. In addition to the stories themselves, there are several other distinctive features. A descriptive list of the players to help your memory along. Pictures of many of the characters. A list of all the prior casebooks in order of their publication. For poetry lovers, each chapter begins with a limerick which you may or may not appreciate. Since these tales (tails?) involve an alternate animal-dominant Earth with no Homo Sapiens, I have included 5 or 6 sections in each volume called The Development of Civilization. These very short mini-tutorials provide background to the Octavian world and other universes: science, technology, society, economy, business, politics, history, beliefs and scores of other issues, many of which sound like our own 21st century conditions. Just trying to be helpful. Your comments and reactions are most welcome. Please visit one of the 4 booksellers who carry these gems and bring home a Bear or a Ghost. Thanks!

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