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The Wildings free pdf A thrillingly original story of the adventures of a small band of feral cats in Delhi who communicate by whisker mind-link, and face an unprecedented threat to their tribe's survival- for readers of "Life of Pi" and Philip Pullman.In the labyrinthine alleys and ruins of Nizamuddin, an old neighbourhood in Delhi, India, lives a small band of cats. Miao, the clan elder, a wise, grave Siamese- Katar, loved by his followers and feared by his enemies- Hulo, the great warrior tom- Beraal, the beautiful queen, swift and deadly when challenged- Southpaw, the kitten whose curiosity can always be counted on to get him into trouble... Unfettered and wild, these and the other members of the tribe fear no one, go where they will, and do as they please. Until one day, a terrified orange-coloured kitten with monsoon green eyes and remarkable powers lands in their midst--the first in a series of extraordinary events that threatens to annihilate them and everything they hold dear."The Wildings" is a gorgeous evocation of Delhi, a love paean to cats and a rich, often savage tale of survival and conquering one's fears."

About Nilanjana Roy

NILANJANA ROY spent most of her adult life writing about humans before realizing that animals were much more fun- "The Wildings" is her first novel. She writes a regular column for the "Business Standard "and the "International Herald Tribune," and her fiction and journalism have appeared in several journals and anthologies, including "The Caravan," "Civil Lines 6," "Guernica," the" New York Times"' India blog, "Outlook" and "Biblio." Some of her stories for children have been published in Scholastic's "Spooky Stories," "Science Fiction Stories" and "Be Witched." She is the editor of "A Matter of Taste: The Penguin Book of Indian Writing on Food." She lives in Delhi with two cats and her husband.

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Author : Nilanjana Roy
Publisher : Random House Canada
Data Published :
ISBN : 0345812611
EAN : 9780345812612
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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