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First edition
Author Robert Westall
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Historical novel
Publisher Macmillan
Publication date
1 January 1989
Media type Print (Hardback; Paperback)
Pages 231 pp (1st edition)
ISBN 0-333-47498-8

Blitzcat is a 1989 novel by Robert Westall, and recipient of the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize.


Blitzcat is told through the point of view of a black domestic cat, called Lord Gort, as she travels across England during the Blitz in search of her owner, who is serving with the RAF. The story includes a detailed depiction of the bombing of Coventry.

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