The Wildings is a wonderful story for any cat lover. It describes what goes on in the lives of the cats that are the main characters in the story.
Summary of the Book
We have always read stories about human beings and it is easy to relate to them. The Wildings is a story about a band of cats and their struggle to survive. The main characters are all cats and they have been living peacefully in the alleys and by-lanes of Nizamuddin in Delhi. The lives of the cats that live inside the house and of those who live outside is very different and they generally keep a distance from one another. However, there seems to be a major problem arising between the outside and inside cats of the area, and the main reason for this is Mara, a young and powerful kitten who lives with humans. She changes the lives of the cats and the two groups experience plenty of adventures together. The story will capture your heart and will make you think and feel like the cats in the book.
About Nilanjana Roy
Nilanjana Roy would spend a lot of writing about humans, but soon realized that animals were more fun. The Wildings is her first novel and she also writes for the International Herald Tribune on gender. A lot of her writing has appeared in journals and anthologies. She has edited A Matter of Taste: The Penguin Book of Indian Food Writing. Nilanjana lives in Delhi with her husband.
Satya Prakash Panigrahi
a must read.
Certified Buyer, Srikakulam
This amazing book is not just for cat lovers, it is a beautiful piece of writing, and the illustrations are a bonus!
Beautiful Read with some great storytelling
A purrfect read!