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Hotel Iris - Yōko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder
Hotel Iris
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In a crumbling, seaside hotel on the coast of Japan, quiet, seventeen-year-old Mari works the front desk as her mother fusses over the off-season customers. When, one night, they are forced to eject a prostitute and a middle-aged man from his room, Mari finds herself drawn to the man's voice, in... show more
In a crumbling, seaside hotel on the coast of Japan, quiet, seventeen-year-old Mari works the front desk as her mother fusses over the off-season customers. When, one night, they are forced to eject a prostitute and a middle-aged man from his room, Mari finds herself drawn to the man's voice, in what becomes the first gesture of a long seduction.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099548997 (0099548992)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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konstantinapapazoglou
konstantinapapazoglou rated it
4.0
When I first read the summary of Hotel Iris I didn't know what to expect. The pain and pleasure, would it be that of Marquis de Sade or something soft and mildly shocking? Either way, it managed to grab my attention and I dug into it with great interest. Mari is a seventeen year old girl, who lives ...
Lotus wild over sakura
Lotus wild over sakura rated it
2.0 Hotel Iris
From the age of 12, I have been obsessed with assorted novels revealing love affairs flanked by adolescent girls and older men. Perhaps, due to an discontented teenage fantasy or the fact that reading Marguerite Duras’s 'The Lover' during my 7th grade History class while picturing a virginal 15yr ol...
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