In the grand storytelling style of Watership Down and Tailchaser’s Song comes an epic tale of adventure and danger, of heroism against insurmountable odds, and of love and comradeship among extraordinary animals who must brave The Wild Road . . .
Secure in a world of privilege and comfort, the kitten Tag is happy as a pampered house pet–until the dreams come. Dreams that pour into his safe, snug world from the wise old cat Majicou: hazy images of travel along the magical highways of the animals, of a mission, and of a terrible responsibility that will fall on young Tag. Armed with the cryptic message that he must bring the King and Queen of cats to Tintagel before the spring equinox, Tag ventures outside. Meanwhile, an evil human known only as the Alchemist doggedly hunts the Queen for his own ghastly ends. And if the Alchemist captures her, the world will never be safe again . . .
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"Absolutely magical . . . Always intriguing." –Richard Adams Author of Watership Down
"A magical quest fantasy–a Watership Down for cat lovers." –The Daily Telegraph (London)
"A diverting fantasy tale." –USA Today
About Gabriel King
A lifelong cat lover, Gabriel King has shared a home with every variety of feline, from stray to pedigree. He lives in London.
Mass Market Paperback
Published by Del Rey Mar 01, 1999| 480 Pages| 4-3/16 x 6-7/8| ISBN 9780345423030