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Asa: The Girl Who Turned into a Pair of Chopsticks

Natsuko Imamura

The startling first collection of dark, surreal, and unsettling stories from the international prize-winning author of The Woman in the Purple Skirt.

Format
Ebook
ISBN
9780571384143
Date Published
18.06.2024
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Summary

Asa tries to give her classmate a biscuit.
Nami evades her classmates’ playground game of acorn-throwing.
Happy decides she’s not interested in doing anything other than lying down on her sofa.

Each of these three stories begins in a reasonable place‚ÄĒbut by the end you‚Äôll find yourself in another world altogether.

NatsukoImamura

Natsuko Imamura was born in Hiroshima, Japan, in 1980. Her fiction has won various prestigious Japanese literary prizes, including the Noma Literary New Face Prize, the Mishima Yukio Prize, and the Akutagawa Prize. She lives in Osaka with her husband and daughter.

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