Book Review: The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa
by Mary Laura Philpott

This novel has a cat narrator, and I’m not ashamed to say it had me at meow.

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I love animals, and I love books, but I tend to avoid novels about animals because I don’t enjoy crying. The world has given us enough to sob about lately. No one needs to relive “Old Yeller” to induce catharsis.

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