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Takeyasu, who was about to turn 30, became ill and quit his job. In the local Hachibansuzi shopping district, meetings of the Youth Council become noisy due to the construction of a huge mall nearby. A coming-of-age novel that reconsiders the crossroads of life through the lives of those who left their hometown and those who stayed behind.

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Born in 1978. She made her debut in 2005 by winning the Osamu Dazai Award for "Man Eater'' (later retitled "You Are Forever Younger Than They''). In 2009, he won the Akutagawa Prize for "Poto Slime Boat.'' In addition, his latest publication, "Nene of the Watermill,'' was nominated for the 2024 Bookstore Award. She won the PEN/Robert J. Dow Emerging Writer Short Story Award in 2020 for her short story "The Water Tower and the Turtle" (translated by Polly Barton).

Series/Label ASAHI BUNKO
Released Date Apr 2014
Price ¥660
Size 105mm×148mm
Total Page Number 280 pages
Color Page Number ---
ISBN 9784022647399
Genre Literature / Novel > All Literature/ Novel
Visualization experience NO