The Japanese sensational bestseller- the life-affirming journey of a man and his cat. Translated by Philip Gabriel, a translator of Murakami.
HIRO ARIKAWA lives in Tokyo. A bestseller in Japan, THE TRAVELLING CAT CHRONCLES has become an unexpected international hit, and is due to be made into a live-action Japanese film.PHILIP GABRIEL is a highly experienced translator from Japanese, and best known for his translation work with Haruki Murakami.
"Anyone who has ever unashamedly loved an animal will read this
book with gratitude, for its understanding of an emotion that
ennobles us as human beings, whether we value it or not" -- LYNNE
TRUSS * Guardian *
"The Travelling Cat Chronicles is delightful. Like a tender feline companion the uniqueness of this book is its subtle yet persistent charm that insinuates itself into your heart long after the encounter has ended." * Fiona Melrose *
"It has the warmth, painterly touch, and tenderness of a Studio Ghibli film - and it is a delight to read" * Financial Times *
"Bewitching... as self-possessed and comforting as - well, a cat" * Sunday Telegraph *
"Fleet, funny and tender... Arikawa clearly knows cats as well as any human can." * TIME *