ISBN: 0802115640, 9780802115645
OCLC Number: 30974251
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Banana Yoshimoto
Translator: Ann Sherif
Language: en
Publisher: Washington Square Press, 1993, 1996; Grove Press, 1995
Publication Place: New York; New York
Japanese Copyright Year: 1993
English Publication Date: 1993
Notes: Japanese title: Tokage. Short stories, including: Newlywed, Lizard, Helix, Dreaming of Kimchee, Blood and water, A strange tale from down by the river.
Abstract: Six short stories by a Japanese woman writer known for her unusual themes. In Blood and Water, a woman abandons the religious commune where she was raised, goes to the big city and finds another idol of worship, a charismatic lover. The story looks at the connection between spiritual and romantic fervor. By the author of Kitchen.