As she considers her daughter's suicide, a Japanese woman living alone in England finds herself retreating into the past and reliving one hot summer in Nagasaki, when she and her friends tried to rebuild their lives after the war. From the author of AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD, THE REMAINS OF THE DAY and THE UNCONSOLED.
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Etsuko, a Japanese woman, is living alone in England. As she contemplates the suicide of her daughter she retreats into the past and finds herself reliving a particular hot summer in Nagasaki as she and her friends tried to build a life together.Product Description:
The story of Etsuko, a Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwelling on the recent suicide of her daughter. In a story where past and present confuse, she relives scenes of Japan's devastation in the wake of World War II.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140062602