The Cat and the City (Atlantic Books)

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Artikelnummer: 9781786499912

A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Pick 'A love letter to Japan and its literature' Rowan Hisayo Buchanan 'Ingenious... Touching, surprising and sometimes heartbreaking' Guardian 'An ideal tonic for anyone craving far-flung adventure' Mail on Sunday 'If you're itching to read a new novel by David Mitchell...try this' The Times _______________ In Tokyo - one of the world's largest megacities - a stray cat is wending her way through the back alleys. And, with each detour, she brushes up against the seemingly disparate lives of the city-dwellers, connecting them in unexpected ways. But the city is changing. As it does, it pushes her to the margins where she chances upon a series of apparent strangers - from a homeless man squatting in an abandoned hotel, to a shut-in hermit afraid to leave his house, to a convenience store worker searching for love. The cat orbits Tokyo's denizens, drawing them ever closer. 'Masterfully weaves together seemingly disparate threads to conjure up a vivid tapestry of Tokyo its glory, its shame, its characters, and a calico cat.' David Peace, author of THE TOKYO TRILOGY One of the Independent's best debuts Longlisted for the DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD, 2021

Person Nick Bradley
Genre Comics
Einband Taschenbuch
ISBN 978-1-78649-991-2
Abmessungen (B/H/T) 198x132x27mm
Gewicht 274 g