Lost Cat

Lost Cat

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A detective is walking down the street. It is raining. He sees a "Lost Cat" poster. A minute later he sees the cat from the photo. He picks it up and goes back to the poster. He calls the number. A woman answers. He turns up at her place and gives her the cat. She invites him in from the rain for a cup of coffee. They talk and find out they have a lot in common: both are divorced and living alone. Some days later he invites her out for a dinner. She accepts. He shows up at the agreed time. She doesn't. He calls her home and knocks on her door. No answer. He asks the neighbors. They haven't seen her. She has disappeared. He makes some phone calls and investigates, but can't find her. He gets a new client and has to start working on a new case. In his head he continues their conversation. Lost Cat, the new graphic novel by Jason, is both a playful take on the classic detective story, and a story about how difficult it is to find a sister spirit, someone you feel a real connection to--and what do you do if you lose that person?
Publisher: Seattle : Fantagraphics Books, c2013.
ISBN: 9781606996423
1606996428
Branch Call Number: FIC Jason
Characteristics: 150 p. : col. ill.

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mclarjh
Apr 08, 2016

Dry humour and distinctive artistic vision aren't enough to carry this rather dull story.

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barlesc
May 06, 2015

Jason's books are always so absurd and funny, but always with a touch of pathos. Good stuff.

rebekahgordon1 Jul 13, 2014

Strange and haunting. Highly recommended.

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