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The Outlaw Varjak Paw


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ISBN13: 9780440421726
ISBN10: 0440421721
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Having saved the city cats from a fate worse than death, Varjak Paw finds himself the leader of a new gang. But will the pressure take its toll on this brave but sometimes naive cat? Soon the city erupts in an all-out gang war as the evil Sally Bones attempts to control all cats. Horrified and outnumbered, Varjak and the others must fight for their freedom or die trying.

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About the Author

SF Said is a journalist and an expert on children's literature. The Outlaw Varjak Paw is his second novel. He lives in London.

Dave McKean's illustrations have appeared in Coraline and The Wolves in the Wall by Neil Gaiman.

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crowyhead, March 2, 2010 (view all comments by crowyhead)
This sequel to Said's Varjak Paw was even better than the first book, and stands alone pretty well. The plotting is much tighter than the first, and I read this pretty much in one gulp.

Varjak has mastered the Seven Skills taught to him by his ancestor, Jalal, and saved the cats of his town from the Vanishings that plagued them in the first novel. But without the fear of Vanishings as a distraction, the fearsome Sally Bones and her gang have seized control of the entire city. No cat who is not part of her gang can hunt freely or move about unhindered, and those who disobey face fearsome retribution. It doesn't take long for Varjak and his friends to be labeled outlaws, and soon it becomes clear that if Varjak wants to end his days as a Free Cat, he must face Sally Bones head on -- and she is the only other cat he has met that also knows the Seven Skills.
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Animals - Cats
Said, S. F.
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7.56x5.30x.68 in. .40 lbs.
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