If Cats Disappeared From the World

If Cats Disappeared From the World

Book - 2019
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The postman's days are numbered. Estranged from his family, living alone with only his cat Cabbage to keep him company, he was unprepared for the doctor's diagnosis that he has only months to live. But before he can tackle his bucket list, the Devil appears to make him an offer.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Flatiron Books, 2019
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Branch Call Number: FICTION KAW
Characteristics: 168 p. ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Selland, Eric

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lianaherman
Aug 11, 2019

A quick read. An interesting premise. A conflicted choice. Worth the time to read it.

multcolib_alisonk Jul 10, 2019

A short parable, (allegory/fable?) that will get you thinking - what would you sacrifice for one more day of life? What would the ramifications be? This novella will hold appeal for fans of the fabulism of Haruki Murakami or the epiphany fic of Fredrik Backman.

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pondgrl
Apr 14, 2019

This is a sweet little book - a quick read, with feeling. When faced with his own death, the postman is visited by the Devil, who offers him a deal in order to prolong his life.

Hillsboro_ElizabethH Apr 14, 2019

When the young postman is told that he has a very short time to live, the Devil shows up and offers him a chance to extend his life by one day for every item that he makes disappear from the world. We join him on his journey as he learns more about himself and his friends in his last few days on Earth. What happens with things start disappearing from the world? You'll have to read it to find out!

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