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Bett, Sam, 1986- translator.
Boyd, David translator.
New York, N.Y. : Europa Editions, 2021.
9781609456214, 1609456211
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New York, N.Y. : Europa Editions, 2021.
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190 pages ; 22 cm
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Hailed as a bold foray into new literary territory, Kawakami's novel is told in the voice of a 14-year-old student subjected to relentless torment for having a lazy eye. Instead of resisting, the boy chooses to suffer in complete resignation. The only person who understands what he is going through is a female classmate who suffers similar treatment at the hands of her tormenters. These raw and realistic portrayals of bullying are counterbalanced by textured exposition of the philosophical and religious debates concerning violence to which the weak are subjected.Kawakami's simple yet profound new work stands as a dazzling testament to her literary talent. There can be little doubt that it has cemented her reputation as one of the most important young authors working to expand the boundaries of contemporary Japanese literature.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kawakami, M., Bett, S., & Boyd, D. (2021). Heaven . Europa Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kawakami, Mieko, 1976-, Sam Bett and David Boyd. 2021. Heaven. New York, N.Y.: Europa Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kawakami, Mieko, 1976-, Sam Bett and David Boyd. Heaven New York, N.Y.: Europa Editions, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kawakami, Mieko, Sam Bett, and David Boyd. Heaven Europa Editions, 2021.

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