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By acclaimed storyteller Lynne Truss, author of the bestselling Eats, Shoots and Leaves, the mesmerising tale of a cat with nine lives, and a relationship as ancient as time itself and just as powerful.
The scene: a cottage on the coast on a windy evening. Inside, a room with curtains drawn. Tea has just been made. A kettle still steams.
Under a pool of yellow light, two figures face each other across a kitchen table. A man and a cat.
The story about to be related is so unusual yet so terrifyingly plausible that it demands to be told in a single sitting.
The man clears his throat, and leans forward, expectant.
'Shall we begin?' says the cat ...
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Author: Lynne Truss
From the acclaimed author of 'Eats, Shoots and Leaves', Truss's first novel in over ten years is a mesmerising and original tale of a cat with nine lives, and an ancient and powerful relationship. Wide review coverage is expected.
"A wonderful tale full of parodies, pastiches and paradoxes... pure joy" (Telegraph)
"A novel as entertaining as it is addictive ... the best in humorous writing" (Sunday Telegraph)
"One of those rare books that actually makes you laugh out loud... impossible not to read in one sitting" (Sunday Times)
"Truss brings an eerie, 19th-century kind of horror into the present-day world" (Guardian)
"A comic chiller in the best tradition of mad British humour" (Daily Express)
"Warm humour was what made Eats, Shoots & Leaves a hit and she hasn’t lost her touch" (Evening Standard)
"An inventive tale that’s sure to make you smile. Even if you’re a dog person" (SFX)
"Tremendous fun" (SciFi Now)
"A Gothic tale guaranteed to surprise, move and entertain" (Woman's Weekly)
"I doubt there are many authors with the wit, never mind the willingness, to render the glub and gruesome as well as Lynne Truss does" (Tor.com)
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