The Cat and the City

Author(s): Nick Bradley

Adult Fiction

'A love letter to Japan and its literature.' Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

'Beguiling' Elizabeth Macneal
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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

$39.99(AUD)


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General Fields

  • : 9781786499899
  • : Atlantic Books, Limited
  • : Atlantic Books
  • : September 2020
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nick Bradley
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 304