Strange Weather In Tokyo (Paperback)

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Tsukiko is in her late 30s and living alone when one night she happens to meet one of her former high school teachers, 'Sensei', in a bar. He is at least thirty years her senior, retired and, she presumes, a widower. After this initial encounter, the pair continue to meet occasionally to share food and drink sake, and as the seasons pass - from spring cherry blossom to autumnal mushrooms - Tsukiko and Sensei come to develop a hesitant intimacy which tilts awkwardly and poignantly into love.Perfectly constructed, funny, and moving, Strange Weather in Tokyo is a tale of modern Japan and old- fashioned romance.

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An award-winning novel from one of Japan's most exciting literary voices: a short, simple and touching story of an unlikely love that blossoms across generations, and between seasons.

Tsukiko is in her late 30s and living alone when one night she happens to meet one of her former high school teachers, 'Sensei', in a bar. He is at least thirty years her senior, retired and, she presumes, a widower. After this initial encounter, the pair continue to meet occasionally to share food and drink sake, and as the seasons pass - from spring cherry blossom to autumnal mushrooms - Tsukiko and Sensei come to develop a hesitant intimacy which tilts awkwardly and poignantly into love. Perfectly constructed, funny, and moving, Strange Weather in Tokyo is a tale of modern Japan and old- fashioned romance.

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ISBN 9781846275104
Length (cm) 13.0000
Width (cm) 1.0000
Height (cm) 20.0000
Publisher Granta Books
Publication Date May 1, 2014
Pages (number) 192
Genre Contemporary Fiction
Author Hiromi Kawakami
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Format Paperback
Editorial Reviews N/A
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