Novel about a suburban cat who is dumped by the edge of a forest with his siblings. Kian knows that the forest is his ancestral home and the true way to live, but it feels alien to him and he wants to go home. Follows Kian's journey back to the city. Author's previous titles include 'Thursday's Child' and 'Sleeping Dogs'.
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