Grotesque

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Harvill Secker, 2007 - Fiction - 467 pages
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In this psychological investigation into the female psyche, Kirino has written a novel that portrays a barely known Japan--a story of the interconnectedness of beauty, cruelty, sex, and violence in the lives of three Japanese women.

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Grotesque

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Kirino (Out ) plumbs the murky depths of troubled women's minds with mixed results. The murder of two prostitutes, both of whom graduated from the same prestigious high school, has Tokyo abuzz with ... Read full review

very depressing

User Review  - vonzi - Overstock.com

I do like this author and her other books but this one was so depressing it negated any good literary qualities it contained Read full review

Contents

ONE A CHART OF PHANTOM CHILDREN
3
TWO A CLUSTER OF NAKED SEED PLANTS
40
FOUR WORLD WITHOUT LOVE
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