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The Guest Cat - Community Reviews back

by Takashi Hiraide, Eric Selland
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 4 years ago
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...
fromfirstpagetolast
fromfirstpagetolast rated it 8 years ago
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...
Dor Does Books
Dor Does Books rated it 8 years ago
[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...
so many books, so little time
so many books, so little time rated it 8 years ago
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.
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