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January 10, 2012

Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

Filed under: Book Reviews,Literature — The DJ @ 12:55 pm
Title: Kitchen Author: Banana Yoshimoto, Megan Backus, Genre: Japan Release Date: 1993 Pages: 150

When Kitchen was published in 1987, it was regarded as a radical new addition to the canon of Japanese writing. The fact that it was written by a woman, and a young woman at that, made the book even more of a talking point. In terms of writing from the Orient, it wasn’t like anything that preceded it, or succeeded it, given the gamut of books

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