Popular Hits of the Showa Era

Popular Hits of the Showa Era

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In his most irreverent novel yet, Ryu Murakami creates a rivalry of epic proportions between six aimless youths and six tough-as-nails women who battle for control of a Tokyo neighborhood. At the outset, the young men seem louche but harmless, their activities limited to drinking, snacking, peering at a naked neighbor through a window, and per ...
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co.,
ISBN: 9780393338423
Branch Call Number: F MUR
Additional Contributors: McCarthy, Ralph


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Laura_X May 07, 2015

Two disconnected disenfranchised groups end up in a strange gang war of sorts. It's an irreverent, fun satire of class, age, and gender conflicts in Japanese society.

Aug 27, 2011

Murakami is known for the sick and twisted, sadly with this group of characters you just don't care about them. Read his other stuff! PLEASE!


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