Dead-End Memories: Stories (Compact Disc)

Dead-End Memories: Stories By Banana Yoshimoto, Asa Yoneda (Contribution by), Kathleen Li (Read by) Cover Image
By Banana Yoshimoto, Asa Yoneda (Contribution by), Kathleen Li (Read by)


Japan's internationally celebrated master storyteller returns with five stories of women on their way to healing that vividly portrays the blissful moments and the sorrows that surround us in everyday life First published in Japan in 2003, Dead-End Memories collects the stories of five women who, following sudden and painful events, quietly discover their ways back to recovery. Among the women we meet in Dead-End Memories is one betrayed by her fianc who finds a perfect refuge in an apartment above her uncle's bar while seeking the real meaning of happiness. In "House of Ghosts," the daughter of a yoshoku restaurant owner encounters the ghosts of a sweet elderly couple who haven't yet realized that they've been dead for years. In "Tomo-chan's Happiness," an office worker who is a victim of sexual assault finally catches sight of the hope of romance. Yoshimoto's gentle, effortless prose reminds us that one true miracle can be as simple as having someone to share a meal with, and that happiness is always within us if only we take a moment to pause and reflect. Discover this collection of what Yoshimoto herself calls the "most precious work of my writing career.
Product Details
ISBN: 9798212284646
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
Publication Date: September 6th, 2022
Language: English