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Canongate, 2008 - Japanese - 208 pages
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Miyuki Woodward, lover of pints and Pot Noodles, has been spending holidays in the same Welsh seaside town for years. She loves the wet walks, she loves The Anchor and most of all she loves the pub-quiz.

This year, following an act of raw creativity involving some cans of gold spray paint, Miyuki will take part in the most turbulent events the village has seen since Tall Mr Hughes returned from the pub toilet without remembering to button up.

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User Review  - Jo - Goodreads

Miyuki is half Welsh/half Japanese living in Wales with her longterm partner. Every year she spends two weeks in the same Welsh coastal village. This is the tale of what happens on one particular ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bookhuw - Goodreads

Another demonstration by Rhodes of his masterful less-is-more approach, reigning tight control over events whilst, deceptively, not seeming to do a great deal. Gradually, through asides or digressions, each character is fleshed out, and the whole affair is wistful and affirming all at once. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Dan Rhodes was born in 1972. In 2003 he was named by Granta Magazine as one of their twenty Best of Young British Novelists. He is the author of four previous books.

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