Ex Libris Kirkland

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Translator Allison Powell
First Written 2017
Genre Fiction
Origin Japan
Publisher Counterpoint
My Copy cheap paperback
First Read January 27, 2023

Strange Weather in Tokyo

One of the few Japanese contemporary novels I've read that aren't Murakami. Interesting, and inevitable, to compare and contrast! A driftless protagonist, very detailed food descriptions, and a constant repeating of the other person's conversation. Repeating? she said. Yes, they repeat each other, I affirmed.

Noted on February 9, 2023

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