A True Novel

A True Novel

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A remaking of Emily BrontAla€™s Wuthering Heights set in postwar Japan A True Novel begins in New York in the 1960s, where we meet Taro, a relentlessly ambitious Japanese immigrant trying to make his fortune. Flashbacks and multilayered stories reveal his life: an impoverished upbringing as an orphan, his eventual rise to wealth and successa€”despite racial and class prejudicea€”and an obsession with a girl from an affluent family that has haunted him all his life. A True Novel then widens into an examination of Japana€™s westernization and the emergence of a middle class. The winner of Japana€™s prestigious Yomiuri Literature Prize, Mizumura has written a beautiful novel, with love at its core, that reveals, above all, the power of storytelling.After explaining this, Harue asked, a€œIs Mrs. Utagawa leaving?a€ a€œNo, maa#39;am, Ijust came to check on things.a€ a€œOh, good. You know, I cana#39;t tell you whata helpthis boy of hers is! I am so glad she brought him.a€ Seeing me look at the tall stepladder, anbsp;...

Title:A True Novel
Author:Minae Mizumura
Publisher:Other Press, LLC - 2013-11-12


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