Matthew Flinders' Cat

Matthew Flinders' Cat is a 2002 novel by Bryce Courtenay. It records the relationship between a homeless former lawyer and alcoholic, and a young skateboard riding boy with a troubled background, who slowly bond over tales of Matthew Flinders and "Trim", a cat who travelled with him on his voyage to explore Australia.

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    Bible: New Testament, Matthew 4:2.