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by Kanae Minato
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KizunaYueMichaelis
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it 4 years ago
In many ways, this book reminded me of "Battle Royale". Not the plot per se, but this story is also disturbing, dark, with some crazy characters, psycho students and gore moments. I was hooked from page 1. I could barely put it down. It is narrated from several PoV; it begins with the teacher Morigu...
KizunaYueMichaelis
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it 4 years ago
In many ways, this book reminded me of [b:Battle Royale|57891|Battle Royale|Koushun Takami|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1331235272s/57891.jpg|2786327]. Not the plot per se, but this story is also disturbing, dark, with some crazy characters, psycho students and gore moments. I was hooked from page...
Hol
Hol rated it 4 years ago
I enjoyed this twisted little Japanese novel so much. It was full of so many shocks, twists and turns in only 240 pages that it’s got me itching to read more novels by Japanese authors. The book, which won the ALA Alex Award this year, was originally published in 2008, and begins in second-person ...
Shaykitteh's World of Books
Shaykitteh's World of Books rated it 5 years ago
A story of revenge...At a middle school in Japan, a teacher spends the last day of school telling her students the story of why she is retiring. Earlier in the year, her young daughter was found dead in the school pool. In her talk with the class, Moriguchi-san explains that what everyone thought wa...
Bookivorous
Bookivorous rated it 5 years ago
Title: Confessions Who wrote it? Kanae Minato, a Japanese housewife turned bestselling mystery author. Plot in a box: A middleschool teacher takes revenge on the students responsible for the death of her daughter. Invent a new title for this book: Obscenity in the Milk Read this if y...
ReadingBifrost
ReadingBifrost rated it 5 years ago
"Human beings have a fundamental need for physical and emotional space, and the desire to extinguish another life can arise when the boundaries of that space are violated."This book was added to my reading list as soon as the translated copy was made known. The first thing I looked at was the transl...
LitReactor
LitReactor rated it 5 years ago
Title: Confessions Who wrote it? Kanae Minato, a Japanese housewife turned bestselling mystery author. Plot in a box: A middleschool teacher takes revenge on the students responsible for the death of her daughter. Invent a new title for this book: Obscenity in the Milk Read this if y...
Dor Does Books
Dor Does Books rated it 5 years ago
[This ARC was provided to me for the sum of precisely no monies by the publisher, Mulholland books, with thanks to the ever glorious Bookbridgr.] Everybody has pet likes, and one of mine is Japan. I've never been and likely never will - I have enough problems with English, non-Roman scripts are so...
Denise
Denise rated it 5 years ago
I suppose everybody wants to be recognized for what they've done; everybody wants to be praised. But doing something good or remarkable isn't easy. It's much easier to condemn people who do the wrong thing than it is to do the right thing. Yuko Moriguchi is still reeling from the death of her daugh...
Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it 5 years ago
Publication Date: 19th August from Mulholland Books. With thanks to the author and publisher for the review copy via Netgalley After an engagement that ended in tragedy, all Yuko Moriguchi had to live for was her four-year-old child, Manami. Now, after a heartbreaking accident on the grounds of ...
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