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If cats disappeared from the world

Author: Genki Kawamura; Eric Selland
Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Our narrator's days are numbered. Estranged from his family, living alone with only his cat Cabbage for company, he was unprepared for the doctor's diagnosis that he has only months to live. But before he can set about tackling his bucket list, the Devil appears with a special offer: in exchange for making one thing in the world disappear, he can have one extra day of life. And so begins a very bizarre week ...  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Japanese fiction
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Genki Kawamura; Eric Selland
ISBN: 9781250294050 1250294053
OCLC Number: 1051780297
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Description: 168 pages ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Sekai kara neko ga kietanara.
Responsibility: Genki Kawamura ; translated from the Japanese by Eric Selland.

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Our narrator's days are numbered. Estranged from his family, living alone with only his cat Cabbage for company, he was unprepared for the doctor's diagnosis that he has only months to live. But before he can set about tackling his bucket list, the Devil appears with a special offer: in exchange for making one thing in the world disappear, he can have one extra day of life. And so begins a very bizarre week ... Because how do you decide what makes life worth living? How do you separate out what you can do without from what you hold dear? In dealing with the Devil our narrator will take himself - and his beloved cat - to the brink --

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