Tag: Japanese Literature

Revenge by Yoko Ogawa – A Short Story Collection that unsettles

  Long after I had realised that my son would not be coming back, I kept the strawberry shortcake we were meant to have eaten together. I passed my days watching it rot. First, the cream turned brown and separated from the fat staining the cellophane wrapper. Then the...

Confessions of a Yakuza – Junichi Saga: End of an Era

I’m not usually one for nonfiction. Even if it is something as exciting as a Yakuza Biography. I think because it closes the gap between real life and the world of literature much more directly compared to fiction, aaaaand I like the gap. But this read has got me...