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Asleep

Yoshimoto, Banana (Book - 2000 )
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The New York Daily News has called Asleep "enchanting, surreal . . . Yoshimoto brings readers to another powerful, atmospheric place". Demonstrating again the artful simplicity and depth of her vision, Banana Yoshimoto reestablishes her place as a writer of international stature in a book that may be her most delightful since Kitchen. In Asleep, Yoshimoto spins the stories of three young women bewitched into a spiritual sleep. One, mourning for a lost lover, finds herself sleepwalking at night. Another, who has embarked on a relationship with a man whose wife is in a coma, finds herself suddenly unable to stay awake. A third finds her sleep haunted by a woman against whom she was once pitted in a love triangle. Sly and mystical as a ghost story, with a touch of Kafkaesque surrealism, Asleep is an enchanting new book from one of the best writers in contemporary international fiction.
Authors: Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964-
Uniform Title: Shirakawa yofune. English
Title: Asleep
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2000
Edition: 1st American ed
Characteristics: 177 p. ;,19 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Banana Yoshimoto ; translated from the Japanese by Michael Emmerich
Contents: Night and night's travelers
Love songs
Asleep
Additional Contributors: Emmerich, Michael
ISBN: 0802116698
Branch Call Number: FICTION YOSHIMOTO
Subject Headings: Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Fiction Women Fiction Man-woman relationships Fiction
Genre/Form: Feminist fiction
Topical Term: Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Women
Man-woman relationships
LCCN: 99088699
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Three young women bewitched into a spiritual sleep. One, mourning for a lost lover, finds herself sleepwalking at night. Another, who has embarked on a relationship with a man whose wife is in a coma, finds herself suddenly unable to stay awake. A third finds her sleep haunted by a woman against ... Read More »


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