Translator: Sherif, Ann
The lives of people in both straight and lesbian relationships, all with connections to a book entitled NP. They include the author’s children and the translator’s mistress. Written by one of Japan’s leading pop writers.
Six short stories by a Japanese woman writer known for her unusual themes. In Blood and Water, a woman abandons the religious commune where she was raised, goes to the big city and finds another idol of worship, a charismatic lover. The story looks at the connection between spiritual and romantic fervor. By the author…