Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press
"Close Encounters of the Furred Kind" is the follow-up to the" Sunday Times" Top Ten Bestseller "The Good, The Bad, and the Furry." Like "The Good, The Bad, and the Furry," it tells the story of Tom Cox's life with his charismatic cats--The Bear, Shipley, Ralph, and recent recruit Roscoe."--
Villages are full of tales. Some are forgotten while others become a part of local folklore. But the fortunes of one British village are watched over and irreversibly etched into its history as an omniscient, somewhat crabby, presence keeps track of village life. Yes, this is a novel told from the point of view of...a hill. And also lots of village personalities. In the late sixties a Californian musician blows through Underhill where he writes a...