Search Results: "Natsuo Kirino"


BOOK REVIEW

REAL WORLD by Natsuo Kirino
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 18, 2008

"Exasperating."
From Kirino (Grotesque, 2007, etc.), a tale of teens driven to extremes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GODDESS CHRONICLE by Natsuo Kirino
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Kirino writes lyrically as she spins a magical and ethereal tale."
Kirino recounts the beauty and terror of a traditional Japanese myth, one reminiscent of Demeter and Persephone. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUT by Natsuo Kirino
by Natsuo Kirino, translated by Stephen Snyder
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Crime and Punishment meets A Simple Plan—yet in the end Kirino manages her banal heroines' descent into hell like no one you've ever read before. (N.B.: The Japanese film of Out premiered in New York in late May.)"
Horrifying violence lurks a hairsbreadth beneath the surface of drab modern Tokyo in veteran Kirino's award-winning English-language debut. Read full book review >