Orell Füssli Kramhof Zürich
20:30 – 22:00
Reading with Nick Bradley
Nick Bradley presents his debut novel, «The Cat and The City» set in Tokyo—one of the world's largest megacities. Bradley masterfully weaves together seemingly disparate threads to conjure up a vivid tapestry of Tokyo; its glory, its shame, its characters and a calico cat.
In englischer Sprache.
Debut author Nick Bradley will be at The Bookshop to present his accomplished novel «The Cat and The City» set in Tokyo—one of the world's largest megacities. A stray cat is wending her way through the back alleys and with each detour she brushes up against the seemingly disparate lives of the city-dwellers, connecting them in unexpected ways. But the city is changing. As it does, it pushes her to the margins where she chances upon a series of apparent strangers—from a homeless man squatting in an abandoned hotel, to a shut-in hermit afraid to leave his house, to a convenience store worker searching for love. The cat orbits Tokyo's denizens, drawing them ever closer. In a series of spellbinding, interlocking narratives—with styles ranging from manga to footnotes—Nick Bradley has hewn a novel of the desire to belong and the need to escape. Formally inventive and slyly political, The Cat and The City is a lithe thrill-ride through the less-glimpsed streets of Tokyo.
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