Asa: The Girl Who Turned into a Pair of Chopsticks

Translated from the Japanese by Lucy North

You must sign in to see if this title is available for request. Sign In or Register Now
Send NetGalley books directly to your Kindle or Kindle app

1
To read on a Kindle or Kindle app, please add kindle@netgalley.com as an approved email address to receive files in your Amazon account. Click here for step-by-step instructions.
2
Also find your Kindle email address within your Amazon account, and enter it here.
Pub Date 20 Jun 2024 | Archive Date 26 Jun 2024

Talking about this book? Use #Asa #NetGalley. More hashtag tips!


Description

The startling first collection of dark, surreal, and unsettling stories from the international prize-winning author of The Woman in the Purple Skirt – with an afterword by Sayaka Murata, author of the international bestseller Convenience Store Women.

Asa tries to give her classmate a biscuit.

Nami evades her classmates’ playground game of acorn-throwing.

Happy decides she’s not interested in doing anything other than lying down on her sofa.

Each of these three stories begins in a reasonable place – but by the end you’ll find yourself in another world altogether...

The startling first collection of dark, surreal, and unsettling stories from the international prize-winning author of The Woman in the Purple Skirt – with an afterword by Sayaka Murata, author of...


Advance Praise

Praise for The Woman in the Purple Skirt:

'A rare talent.' Yoko Ogawa

'Disquieting and wryly funny.' Paula Hawkins

'You too will be obsessed.' Leïla Slimani

'The Woman in the Purple Skirt will keep you firmly in its grips with its persistent, disquieting, matter-of-fact style.' Oyinkan Braithwaite

'Meticulous and extremely precise . . . Reading this book made me feel like I was in an unstable and strange world.' Sayaka Murata

Praise for The Woman in the Purple Skirt:

'A rare talent.' Yoko Ogawa

'Disquieting and wryly funny.' Paula Hawkins

'You too will be obsessed.' Leïla Slimani

'The Woman in the Purple Skirt will keep you...


Available Editions

EDITION Paperback
ISBN 9780571384136
PRICE £9.99 (GBP)
PAGES 208

Available on NetGalley

NetGalley Shelf App (PDF)
Send to Kindle (PDF)
Download (PDF)

Average rating from 16 members


Readers who liked this book also liked: