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Kitchen - Banana Yoshimoto, Megan Backus
Kitchen
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Two stories, "Kitchen" and "Moonlight Shadow," told through the eyes of a pair of contemporary young Japanese women, deal with the themes of mothers, love, transsexuality, kitchens, and tragedy. Reprint. NYT.
Two stories, "Kitchen" and "Moonlight Shadow," told through the eyes of a pair of contemporary young Japanese women, deal with the themes of mothers, love, transsexuality, kitchens, and tragedy. Reprint. NYT.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780671880187 (0671880187)
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Pages no: 152
Edition language: English
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Calyre
Calyre rated it
Quand on chemine sur un sentier de montagne sombre et désolé, la seule chose qu'on puisse faire c'est de trouver sa lumière soi-même.Tout le monde est appelé un jour à se disperser dans le ténèbres du temps et à disparaître.Je voulais toujours garder présente en moi l'idée que j'allais mourir un jou...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
4.5 Banana Yoshimoto's Kitchen
Kitchen is two stories. The first is the novella Kitchen which is a delightful surprise and the second is a long short story called moonlight shadow.Banana Yoshimoto wrote Kitchen when she was only 24 and Moonlight Shadow was written prior to that. Moonlight shadow reads like talented juvenalia an...
konstantinapapazoglou
konstantinapapazoglou rated it
5.0 Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
How can such sort stories be filled with so much emotions? This was the first thought that came to mind when I finished reading Kitchen and indeed this book was an emotional rollercoaster. Both of the stories were deeply touching and heartfelt, although they were short and concise. Kitchen, the fi...
Kathryn Lively, Reader
Kathryn Lively, Reader rated it
3.5 Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
Kitchen was hyped quite a bit when I got my first bookstore job about 20 years ago. It remained one of those books I kept in the back of my mind to read, and this year's reading challenges gave me the incentive. Kitchen is actually two short novellas:Kitchen details the story of an orphaned young wo...
catpdx
catpdx rated it
3.0 Kitchen
Wavering between three and fours stars - this is a lovely and genuinely affecting little novella.
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