From Publishers Weekly
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What a great storyteller, and what a great story. It's not often you come across a writer who can tell a story with simplicity yet in a highly effective manner. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tyler Nals
Opens a window into what life was like in a different era. It's a time machine built of printed words. Highly recommended.Published 2 months ago by generation y
This book kept me interested from beginning to end. I have a 17 month old, so my available times to read are extremely limited. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Val
I wish more of Yoshimuna's books would be translated. I have read all I can get my hands on and loved every one of the books.Published 11 months ago by D
The o fume sama: ships that had capsized and wrecked on the shores of the little village, is a bounty not different than a good season of octopus or saury fish. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Atara Bieler
A complex morality tale, based historically in a tiny Japanese fishing village. The story, told from the point of view of a young man just coming age and beginning to question some... Read morePublished 13 months ago by S. Fox
This book just grabbed me and transported me to that Japanese village ages ago. The descriptions of the seasons changing would normally seem dull to me, but are so crisp here that... Read morePublished 22 months ago by C. Cantu