🧔QOTD: what was your last book you DNF? 🤔🧔
I am a big fan of everything Japanese. Anime, manga, silly tv shows, you name it. Also, I am a big fan of cats (who isn’t?) 😹
However, for some reason, The Guest Cat wasn’t right read for me. It is a small book – I planned to read it in one sitting. Unfortunately, I struggled through it for a couple of days and gave up in the middle. Characters and their interactions made very little sense to me. Premises were not clear, and the cat did not play a significant role as I expected. By no means I’m saying that book is bad – it was culturally too advanced for me to understand.
Why did I pick it up in the first place? I was genuinely moved by another Japanese author book (and cat on the cover) The Travelling Cat Chronicles. It remains one of my best books I ever read. Unfortunately, The Guest Cat did not live up to my expectations this time. I’m still planning to give it another go, maybe after we visit Japan itself.