Published by Random House India;240 pages;Hardback
The scene: a cottage on the coast on a windy evening. Inside, a room with curtains drawn. Tea has just been made. A kettle still steams. Under a pool of yellow light, two figures face each other across a kitchen table. A man and a cat. The story about to be related is so unusual yet so terrifyingly plausible that it demands to be told in a single sitting. The man clears his throat, and leans forward, expectant. ‘Shall we begin?’ says the cat …
Lynne Truss; Telegraph columnist, sports journalist, radio broadcaster, and author of the bestselling guide to punctuation Eats, Shoots and Leaves; joins the acclaimed programme of Hammer novellas, to give a hugely original Gothic tale that will surprise and delight all who read it.
Lynne Truss is a journalist, arts and book reviewer, sports columnist and a regular broadcaster for BBC’s Radio 4. She’s had two plays performed at the Edinburgh Festival, including ‘Hell’s Bells’ in 2012. Bestselling author of Eats, Shoots & Leaves and Talk to the Hand , her(Truss’) latest book is Get Her Off The Pitch: How Sports Took Over My Life. Cat Out Of Hell is her fourth novel, and the first in over ten years.