The Guest Cat
Publish date: 2014-01-28
Publisher: New Directions
Pages no: 146
Edition language: English
This is more a series of short stories/essays about more than one cat. The narrator and his wife are not cat people and slowly become so.It is not particularly gripping, but it is a good cat story. So if you like cats, it is worth reading. Just be warned - pet death. I also read Lucky Cat #1 for...
I received a copy of this book from the publishers and this is my honest opinion of the book. A couple reside in a rented property in the suburbs in Japan. They are meandering through life when suddenly a cat, adopted by neighbours begins to visit their house. As the cat works its way into their h...
[This book was provided to me for zero pennies by the publisher, Picador, their button-pressing approval made possible by NetGalley. Wren and I thank them profusely.] The Guest Cat is an odd little book. It is a fairly simple novella about a Tokyo couple who gradually become a second family to a n...
Subtle and sad little story that stretches out from the couple and the neighbors' cat at the center of the it into the isolation of so much of life--in Japan and everywhere. To be read mindfully; then go hug your cat.