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Description - The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida by Clarissa Goenawan

A bewitching novel set in contemporary Japan about the mysterious suicide of a young woman.

Miwako Sumida is dead.

Now those closest to her try to piece together the fragments of her life. Ryusei, who has always loved her, follows Miwako's trail to a remote Japanese village. Chie, Miwako's best friend, was the only person to know her true identity - but is now the time to reveal it? Meanwhile, Fumi, Ryusei's sister, is harbouring her own haunting secret.

Together, they realise that the young woman they thought they knew had more going on behind her seemingly perfect fa ade than they could ever have dreamed.

'Vivid and intriguing - an elegantly cryptic, poetically plotted Murakami-esque whydunit.'
-Sharlene Teo, award-winning author of Ponti

' A a complex, interpersonal mystery ... A tremendous examination of sadness ... A book with heart about the mysteries of the heart.'
-Benjamin Welton, New York Journal of Books

'If her debut novel brings Murakami to mind, her second, with its winsome tone, harkens to early Banana Yoshimoto. However, with her blend of mystery, magic and social issues - in this case, sexual abuse, transgender awareness and suicide - Goenawan is developing her own distinct brand.'
-Suzanne Kamata, The Japan Times

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781922310286
Format: Paperback / softback
(208mm x 135mm x 24mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Scribe Publications
Publisher: Scribe Publications
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2020
Country of Publication: Australia

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