Publish date: February 15th 2013
Publisher: One Peace Books
Pages no: 189
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Asian Literature
, Japanese Literature
Series: 青い鳥文庫 1-100 9-1 (#69)
The character of Botchan is so similar to Holden Caulfield, except this one is more impulsive. i found myself giggling a couple of times.
The beginning of Botchan is truly comedic. I found myself laughing out loud at his childish exploits. However, Botchan as an adult is less humorous and less of the adult you would expect him to be. I thought he was going to be quite mischievous, when in fact he tries to be a mainstream responsible a...
akhir novel ini kayak diputuskan dengan tiba-tiba dan bikin saya mikir "udah gitu doang?!!". berasa ditinggal tidur pas lagi bercinta. tapi makian-makian tokoh utamanya cukup inovatif. banyak bagian yang lucu. guru beli dango aja diributin. botchan idealis grumpy. kayaknya gak asing.. mirip kaca.
This is a nice (humorous) tale simply told (1st person) about a young man's battle with the interpersonal conflicts of a small and traditionally minded school. (It will help you to enjoy this story more if you understand the Japanese social order and politics of that time.)