The book is about a cat and musician became a bestseller
• The book is about a cat and musician became a bestseller
The story of how stray cat named Bob and a London street musician James Bowen became friends and partners, won many hearts. The book "Street cat named Bob" (A Street Cat Named Bob) six months stayed in the top ten best sellers.
James Bowen died from drugs. Sister and her husband drove Man out of the house. The life of a street musician, loneliness, meaninglessness of existence led him to despair. Three years lived on Bowen Street, I have not yet received from the municipality a small apartment.
The young person's life took a decisive turn when five years ago, he saw in his entrance in the north London street ginger cat. The animal was injured and bled. None of the neighbors did not recognize his cat. James then took the cat home, spent all his remaining money on the treatment of animals in and out of it.
Then the young man tried to release into the wild cat, but he refused to move away from its new owner. Even he had come with him to "work." Sitting side by side, while Bowen entertained passers-by singing with a guitar in Covent Garden. Gradually the cat to learn a few tricks. And it immediately increased fees.
"He's a genius," - says the cat Bob 33-year-old James. He refuses to consider himself the owner of the red-haired artist. "We are partners," - says the young man. About drugs musician does not even remember.
Wonderful couple noticed a Literary Agent Maria Panchos and invited James to write a book. Six months I am working on it for Bowen. Good luck and here he smiled. The book became a bestseller, it was translated into 18 languages and has earned good money. And negotiations are underway and the Hollywood film adaptation of the story.
James Bowen loves her cat. He barely survived two occasions when Bob fled during the presentation. Once the cat was frightened man in fancy dress, another time it collided mastiff. Fortunately, a few hours later, Bob returned.
"I owe everything to him", - the musician says. Now I have the money to pay debts and to see my mother, who lives in Australia. "But most importantly, I now have a family," - adds James.