Grotesque

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Harvill Secker, 2007 - Fiction - 467 pages
17 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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Review: Grotesque

User Review  - Linh Bún - Goodreads

I find it hard to gather my thoughts about this book, just because there are too many things going on in my head at the same time. This, so far, could be the darkest novel I've ever read. Usually we ... Read full review

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User Review  - John Dolan - Goodreads

Written from multiple POVs - and featuring a clutch of unreliable narrators - 'Grotesque' is another Kirino foray into the dark underbelly of modern Japanese culture. It's a dog-eat-dog world, or ... 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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