Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
256
Utgivningsdatum
2023-10-12
Förlag
Doubleday
Översättare
Philip Gabriel
Originalspråk
Japanese
Dimensioner
204 x 130 x 20 mm
Vikt
235 g
ISBN
9780857529138

The Goodbye Cat

The uplifting tale of wise cats and their humans by the global bestselling author of THE TRAVELLING CAT CHRONICLES

Häftad,  Engelska, 2023-10-12
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The uplifting new cat novel from the million-copy bestselling author of The Travelling Cat Chronicles 'Quirky and life-enhancing' THE TIMES Biggest Books of the Autumn 2023 ___________________ Against changing seasons in Japan, seven cats weave their way through their owners' lives. - A needy kitten rescued from the recycling bin teaches a new father how to parent his own human baby - An elderly cat hatches a plan to pass into the next world as a spirit so that he and his owner may be together for ever - A colony of wild cats on a holiday island shows a young boy not to stand in nature's way - A family is perplexed by their cat's devotion to their charismatic but uncaring father - A woman curses how her cat constantly visits her at night Bursting with empathy and love, THE GOODBYE CAT explores the unstoppable cycle of life as we see how the steadiness and devotion of a well-loved cat never lets us down. ----------------------- 'Quirky and life-enhancing' THE TIMES 'Full of warmth, wit and feline wisdom' Daily Express 'A book for every cat lover. An enchanting insight into the mysterious world of cats and their humans' CELIA HADDON, author of Being Your Cat **Includes seven beautiful cat drawings** THE PERFECT GIFT FOR CAT-LOVERS
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Full of warmth, wit and feline wisdom, this is a delight for all animal fans. But for cat lovers itll be sheer purr-fection * Daily Express * Arikawas writing is light and good-humored even when it deals with serious subjects like parenthood and death. * Asian Review of Books * Quirky and life-enhancing * THE TIMES, Biggest books for 2023 *

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Hiro Arikawa (Author) HIRO ARIKAWA is the million-copy bestselling author of THE TRAVELLING CAT CHRONICLES. Her brand new homage to cats, THE GOODBYE CAT, brings together seven cats as they weave their way through their owners' lives. Featuring all the irresistible wit, wisdom and warmth that thousands of readers across the world love so much in her storytelling. THE GOODBYE CAT is published into multiple languages. Hiro Arikawa lives in the city of Takarazuka, Japan. Philip Gabriel (Translator) Philip Gabriel is the author of Mad Wives and Island Dreams: Shimao Toshio and the Margins of Japanese Literature and Spirit Matters: The Transcendent in Modern Japanese Literature and has translated many novels and short stories by the writer Haruki Murakami and other modern writers. He is recipient of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature (2001) for his translation of Senji Kurois Life in the Cul-de-Sac, and the 2006 PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize for his translation of Murakami's Kafka on the Shore.