|Felidae (1989) [Novel]|
by Akif Pirinçci
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(From the publisher):
Although it unfolds daily around us—in our backyards, kitchens, basements, and alleys—the world of Felidae
is unknown to mere humans. Our witty, ironic guide is Francis, an ordinary housecat with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. Refusing to accept the banality of death, Francis sets out to connect a chain of events, each link more mysterious and perplexing than the last: a rash of grisly psychopathic murders, a bizarre sect that worships an unknown martyr, an ancient journal of a human scientist whose obsessive experiments violated all moral codes, human or feline.
The answers to Francis's questions are not simple. They concern the nature of good and evil, subjugation and liberation, and the ambiguities of justice. They are about cruelty, vengeance, the necessary cycle of creation and destruction, and even genocide.
Original title: Felidae
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense
Fiction→ Horror→ Dark Fantasy
Fiction→ Fantasy→ A Bestiary→ Anthropomorphic