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Life Ceremony: Stories

Author: Sayaka Murata. Ginny Tapley Takemon, trans.

Life Ceremony: Stories

Author: Sayaka Murata. Ginny Tapley Takemon, trans.

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Item #: D40998
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 76
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: Grove
ISBN: 9780802159588
Celebrated Japanese author Sayaka Murata finally has a short story collection available in English translation, and the wait was well worth it. In twelve sensational stories, Murata mixes humor with horror, the sweet with the shocking, and modern-day Japan with alternate realities. "Eating the City" challenges the odd norms around foraging and food, while "L... More
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Celebrated Japanese author Sayaka Murata finally has a short story collection available in English translation, and the wait was well worth it. In twelve sensational stories, Murata mixes humor with horror, the sweet with the shocking, and modern-day Japan with alternate realities. "Eating the City" challenges the odd norms around foraging and food, while "Lovers on the Breeze" is told from the perspective of an actual curtain. This is the chance English readers have been waiting for—to fianlly experience Sayaka Murata's insightful short stories.


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