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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User Review  - ruinedmap - LibraryThing

I'm mixed on this book, because at times I felt as if some main points were belabored, but I'm not sure if I should blame the author or the narrator. For most of the book the reader is trapped inside ... Read full review

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User Review  - SqueakyChu - LibraryThing

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, as creepy as it was. It's the rather disconcerting story of beautiful schoolgirl Yuriko, her less than attractive older sister, schoolmate Kazue Sato and ... 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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