Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 352
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
"It's an age since I read a book as strange, beautiful and affecting... this haunting work reaches beyond...to examine what it is to be human... a remarkable writer" * Sunday Times *
"Masterly...Like Colson Whitehead's Underground Railroad and Mohsin Hamid's Exit West, Yoko Ogawa's novel transforms a familiar metaphor into imaginative truth." -- Jia Tolentino * The New Yorker *
"In a feat of dark imagination, Yoko Ogawa stages an intimate, suspenseful drama of courage and endurance while conjuring up a world that is at once recognizable and profoundly strange" * Wall Street Journal *
"Explores questions of power, trauma and state surveillance...particularly resonant now, at a time of rising authoritarianism across the globe." * New York Times, pick of the month *
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