Cat out of Hell (Paperback)Lynne Truss (author)
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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 ...
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 181 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 16 mm
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 *
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