Now You're One of Us
Publish date: December 18th 2007
Pages no: 240
Edition language: Japanese
, Asian Literature
, Japanese Literature
Because they owe someone money, Noriko's parents agree to consider an arranged marriage between her and Kazuhito Shito. Kazuhito is handsome, kind, and wealthy. The marriage's main drawback is that Noriko would be expected to move away from her small town and live with Kazuhito and multiple generati...
What was interesting about this novel is that it is told from the point of view of a person being sucked into a cultish family. You experience Noriko's suspicions about her husband and her family as well as witness their tactics of breaking her. What I thought was the beauty and frightening aspect...