The Travelling cat Chronicles
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"Originally published in Japanese as Tabineko Ripoto" -- Verso title page.
A reissue of the 2017 edition published by Doubleday (London).
"A life-affirming anthem to kindness and self-sacrifice, The Travelling Cat Chronicles shows how the smallest things can provide the greatest joy. We take journeys to explore exotic new places and to return to the comforts of home, to visit old acquaintances and to make new friends. But the most important journey is the one that shows us how to follow our hearts... An instant international bestseller, The Travelling Cat Chronicles has charmed readers around the world. With simple yet descriptive prose, this novel gives voice to Nana the cat and his owner, Satoru, as they take to the road on a journey with no other purpose than to visit three of Satoru's longtime friends. Or so Nana is led to believe... With his crooked tail--a sign of good fortune--and adventurous spirit, Nana is the perfect companion for the man who took him in as a stray. And as they travel in a silver van across Japan, with its ever-changing scenery and seasons, they will learn the true meaning of courage and gratitude, of loyalty and love"-- Provided by publisher.
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travelling cat chronicles submitted by libbyk on July 28, 2019, 3:46pm I cried my blankety blank off.
Charming submitted by cldaniels on June 19, 2020, 3:50pm Narrated by the cat, with his bit of catlike attitude, this charming story of a young man and his journey is endearing, filled with some humor, quirky characters, and a bittersweet ending.
New York : Berkley, 2018.
Year Published: 2018
Description: 277 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Gabriel, Philip, 1953-
Cats -- Fiction.
Pets and travel -- Fiction.
Human-animal relationships -- Fiction.
Conduct of life -- Fiction.
Japan -- Fiction.