The Wildings

The Hundred Names Of Darkness

Nilanjana Roy
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The Nizamuddin cats' first great battle is over, but now their home is under threat in this pulsating sequel to Nilanjana Roy's brilliant debut

As the Nizamuddin cat clan recover slowly from their terrible battle with the ferals, they find their beloved home changing around them. Winter brings an army of predators - humans, vicious dogs, snakes, bandicoots along with the cold and a scarcity of food Unless Mara can help them find a safe haven, their small band will be wiped out for good.With the assistance of a motley group of friends Doginder, a friendly stray Hatch, a Black Kite who is afraid of the sky; Thomas Mor, an affable peacock Jethro Tail, the mouse who roared and the legendary Senders of Delhi - Mara and her band set out on an epic journey to find a place where they can live free from danger...

Author bio:

Nilanjana Roy spent most of her adult life writing about humans before realising that animals were much more fun; The Wildings is her first novel. She writes a regular column for the Business Standard and the International Herald Tribune, and some of her stories for children have been published in Scholastic's Spooky Stories, Science Fiction Stories and Be Witched. She also writes for The New York Times, Granta, Al-Jazeera, The Huffington Post and the BBC. She has worked extensively on free speech, censorship and feminist issues in India. The Girl Who Ate Books: Adventures in Reading, a collection of Nilanjana's essays, will be published by 4thEstate. She lives in Delhi with her husband where they are jointly owned by two cats.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9781782691075
Publisher: Faber Factory
Imprint: Pushkin Children's
Pub Date: December 2016
Page Extent: 416
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 12 - 14
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational