Grotesque

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Harvill Secker, 2007 - Fiction - 467 pages
2 Reviews
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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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

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User Review  - Mollie Hayward - Goodreads

Having just read Out, I was excited to pick up Grotesque. I can't say I enjoyed it. Perhaps it is not meant to be enjoyed? I found it technically impressive, but it left me feeling soiled and unhappy. I would only recommend it to someone who needs to feel bad for a week or so. Read full review

Contents

ONE A CHART OF PHANTOM CHILDREN
3
TWO A CLUSTER OF NAKED SEED PLANTS
40
FOUR WORLD WITHOUT LOVE
157
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