Search Results: "Shizuko Natsuki"


BOOK REVIEW

STILL LIVES by Natsuki Ikezawa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Haunting fiction, not nearly as abstract as summary makes it sound, from a major new talent."
A compelling collection of five dreamlike, mysterious long stories all published in the years 1987—90, by a highly praised Japanese writer whose Kafkaesque fictions have won his country's prestigious Akutagawa Prize. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BURDEN OF FLOWERS by Natsuki Ikezawa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"It all feels like a book Ikezawa felt obliged to write. Plodding and undistinguished."
The ordeal of a young Japanese artist framed for selling drugs in Indonesia is the subject of this melodramatic prizewinning novel by the author of Still Lives (1987). Read full book review >