This was a book I picked up because I was out of books! The cover caught me, and it seemed that all the author comments on the back of the book were from author's that we had read for book club. How can you go wrong?
This was a lovely and different book. The Octopus was a way to avoid calling a cancerous lump, cancer. It is about life moving forward through those moments that you would like to stall (aging pets) and about finding a mate, and loss, and friendship. It is a quick read, a little different, a little whimsical. I would have to admit there is one section that really threw me off a bit, but I survived.
I feel I should mention I am currently getting mauled by cat.