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Real World - Natsuo Kirino
Real World
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In a crowded Tokyo suburb, four teenage girls indifferently wade their way through a hot, smoggy summer. When one of them, Toshi, discovers that her nextdoor neighbor has been brutally murdered, the girls suspect the killer is the neighbor's son. But when he flees, taking Toshi's bike and cell... show more
In a crowded Tokyo suburb, four teenage girls indifferently wade their way through a hot, smoggy summer. When one of them, Toshi, discovers that her nextdoor neighbor has been brutally murdered, the girls suspect the killer is the neighbor's son. But when he flees, taking Toshi's bike and cell phone with him, the four girls get caught up in a tempest of dangers that rise from within them as well as from the world around them. Psychologically intricate and astute, Real World is a searing, eye-opening portrait of teenage life in Japan unlike any we have seen before.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B0015DPXQ2
Pages no: 226
Edition language: English
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In Between the Pages
In Between the Pages rated it
1.0 Real World
The first book in a long time that I absolutely could not make myself finish reading. The main character just whined the whole time - and we don't even know most of the other characters. Honestly one of the most boring books I've ever read.
pseudolibrary
pseudolibrary rated it
4.0 Real World
Japanese noir/horror. The four friends are figuring out what they're going to be in the real world, when someone takes them out of it. These aren't your typical teens, either. Love the character building that goes on. It's a very compressed, engaging thriller.
Out of the Blue
Out of the Blue rated it
I'm penciling in my eyebrows when the smog alert siren starts blaring. It’s happened every day since summer vacation started, so it’s no surprise. “May I have your attention,” this woman’s voice drawls over a loudspeaker. “An air pollution advisory has just been issued,” and the siren continues to d...
otakumom
otakumom rated it
I didn't like this novel as much as Out. It could be that the characters were all teenagers and I just couldn't get into their dark angst. The story is told from multiple narrators and at times it got a little confusing who was talking about whom. Otherwise, it was a compelling story. I did want...
Born to be Bookahoilc :D
Born to be Bookahoilc :D rated it
3.0
In realtà il libro arriva alle tre stelline (scarse) solo perché è piuttosto breve e quindi la mia insofferenza e la mia noia non hanno avuto modo di manifestarsi nel pieno della loro potenza.Ho capito però che la Kirino non è un'autrice per me.. Ne avevo avuto sentore con "Le quattro casalinghe di ...
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