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By Adam Roberts | October 21, 2013
Categories: Book News

Black Sheep are, what can I say? Artist-designers of genius, that's what they are. Here's Bête:

Simon, my editor, talks a little bit about how he commissioned this gorgeous cover on the Gollancz blog today. He also notes that the novel itself includes a talking cat. It's true. However felinophobic I may, myself, be, I figured it was time. And, you know: Sabrina the Teenage Witch features a talking cat. Bulgakov features a talking cat. Considering the kind of writer I am, you can probably guess whereabouts on the scale strung between those two felines my own talking cat comes. Besides, there's a lot more than just a cat. For example, the novel starts, as does the Quran itself, with a cow.

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