The Cat's Table
In the early 1950s, eleven-year-old Michael boards a huge liner in Colombo bound for England. At mealtimes he is seated at the lowly 'cat's table' - as far from the Captain's Table as can be - with a ragtag group of adults and two other boys, Cassius and Ramadhin. As the ship crosses the Indian Ocean the boys tumble from one adventure to another, and at night they spy on a shackled prisoner - his crime and fate a mystery that will haunt them forever ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jenn88 - LibraryThing
For the life of me I can't figure out why I wanted to read this so badly when it first came out. I found this book to be all over the place. It's an overly descriptive, painfully slow book about ZzzZzz. Talking about it bores me. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lunacat - LibraryThing
It's the early 1950's and Michael, an eleven year old Sri Lankan boy boards a ship heading to England, to his mother and to a new life. He, and two other boys of the same age, Cassius and Ramadhin ... Read full review