Kawamura, Genki, 1979-

If cats disappeared from the world / Genki Kawamura ; translated from the Japanese by Eric Selland. - First U.S. edition. - 168 pages ; 19 cm

Our narrator's days are numbered. Estranged from his family, living alone with only his cat Cabbage for company, he was unprepared for the doctor's diagnosis that he has only months to live. But before he can set about tackling his bucket list, the Devil appears with a special offer: in exchange for making one thing in the world disappear, he can have one extra day of life. And so begins a very bizarre week ... Because how do you decide what makes life worth living? How do you separate out what you can do without from what you hold dear? In dealing with the Devil our narrator will take himself - and his beloved cat - to the brink --

Translated from the Japanese.

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Japanese fiction.
Human-animal relationships--Fiction.

Japanese fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Humorous fiction.

PL872.5.A924 / S4513 2019