The Hundred Names of Darkness

The Hundred Names of Darkness

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"A delight to read. Eliot's Old Possum would have enjoyed these Practical Indian Cats." Salman Rushdie


In the sequel and conclusion to her critically acclaimed, internationally bestselling novel, The Wildings , Nilanjana Roy takes us back to the Delhi neighbourhood of Nizamuddin, and its unforgettable cats--Mara, Southpaw, Katar, Hulo and Beraal. As they recover slowly from their terrible battle with the feral cats, they find their beloved locality changing around them. Winter brings an army of predators--humans, vicious dogs, snakes, bandicoots--along with the cold and a scarcity of food...Unless Mara can help them find a safe haven, their small band will be wiped out forever. With the assistance of a motley group of friends including Doginder, a friendly stray; Hatch, a cheel who is afraid of the sky; Thomas Mor, an affable peacock; Jethro Tail, the mouse who roared; and the legendary Senders of Delhi, Mara and her band set out on an epic journey to find a place where they can live free from danger.
Publisher: Toronto :, Random House Canada,, 2016
Copyright Date: ♭2013
ISBN: 9780345815576
0345815572
Characteristics: 400 pages
Additional Contributors: Mallya, Prabha

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