The Cat Who Saved Books by Sōsuke Natsukawa

The Cat Who Saved Books

Sōsuke Natsukawa with Louise Heal Kawai (Translator)

fiction fantasy funny reflective sad medium-paced

208 pages | first published 2017


From the #1 bestselling author in Japan comes a celebration of books, cats, and the people who love them, infused with the heartwarming spirit of The Guest Cat and The Travelling Cat Chronicles.Bookish high school student Rintaro Natsuki is about ...
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Community Reviews

summary of 27 ratings (see reviews)


inspiring 69%
adventurous 53%
reflective 53%
funny 46%
hopeful 38%
emotional 30%
lighthearted 30%
mysterious 23%
relaxing 7%
sad 7%


fast 46%
medium 30%
slow 23%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 22% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 58% | No: 41%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20%

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