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The Waiting Years - Fumiko Enchi
The Waiting Years
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4.50 10
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780870114243 (0870114247)
ASIN: 870114247
Publisher: Kodansha America
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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3.0 The Waiting Years by Fumiko Enchi
A rather depressing tale of a Japanese woman's experiences in the late 18th and 19th centuries, beginning with the task of finding her husband a mistress. Much family drama throughout. The translation was a bit awkward, but the story was interesting.
Merle rated it
A book about a Japanese woman and her husband's mistresses/concubines, and how everybody in this complicated household gets along, and why patriarchy sucks.I am not rating this book, or really reviewing it, because I was not able to fully appreciate it, but also don't think that was the author's fau...
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