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The Pine Islands (Main)

By: Poschmann, Marion Calleja, Jen(Translated by)

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1788160924 / 9781788160926
Paperback / softback
833.92
02/04/2020
Published 02/04/2020
United Kingdom
129 x 198 mm 192 pages
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2019AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERWhen Gilbert wakes one day from a dream that his wife has cheated on him, he flees - immediately and inexplicably - for Tokyo, where he meets a fellow lost soul: Yosa, a young Japanese student clutching a copy of The Complete Manual of Suicide.

Together, Gilbert and Yosa set off on a pilgrimage to see the pine islands of Matsushima, one looking for the perfect end to his life, the other for a fresh start.

Playful and profound, The Pine Islands is a beautiful tale of friendship, transformation and acceptance in modern Japan.

BIC:

FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), FYT Fiction in translation

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