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16%OFFKutsukake, Lynne - The Translation of Love - 9781784161149 - 9781784161149
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The Translation of Love

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Description for The Translation of Love Paperback. Twelve-year-old Fumi Tanaka has a problem - her beautiful and beloved older sister, Sumiko, has disappeared. Determined to find her, Fumi enlists the help of her new classmate Aya, forcibly repatriated with her father from Canada after the war. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 199 x 32. Weight in Grams: 296.
WINNER OF THE KOBO EMERGING WRITERS PRIZE FOR LITERARY FICTION LONGLISTED FOR THE HWA AWARDS DEBUT CROWN The Translation of Love is sweepingly gorgeous book about two little girls, and their heart-stopping search for a lost sister in the underbelly of Tokyo. From the desperate clutch of friendship in the time of tumult, to the bustling night markets and brothels - every brutal, moving moment is beautifully wrought. An incredible debut. Lisa Gabriele, author of 'Tempting Faith DiNapoli' An epic tale of defeat, despair and redemption ... a ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Black Swan
Condition
New
Number of Pages
432
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781784161149
SKU
9781784161149
Shipping Time
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About Kutsukake, Lynne
Lynne Kutsukake is a third generation Japanese Canadian. She has studied Japanese literature and for many years worked as a librarian at the University of Toronto. Her short stories have appeared in a number of publications and The Translation of Love is her first novel. She lives in Toronto.

Reviews for The Translation of Love
The heart-warming story of a young girl's quest . . . A marvellous tale, poignant and beautifully written
Lesley Downer, author of 'Geisha' and 'The Last Concubine'
An epic tale of defeat, despair and redemption ... Kutsukake artfully paints a picture of a country haunted by trauma, but nevertheless moving forward and learning to find joy ... Read more

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