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Author: Natsuo Kirino; Rebecca L Copeland
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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In the wake of the brutal murders of two Tokyo prostitutes, Yuriko and Kazue, Yuriko's older sister describes the three women's education at a prestigious girls' high school, where a strict societal conventions determine the courses of their lives.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kirino, Natsuo, 1951-
Grotesque.
New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007
(OCoLC)608025736
Online version:
Kirino, Natsuo, 1951-
Grotesque.
New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007
(OCoLC)608168197
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natsuo Kirino; Rebecca L Copeland
ISBN: 9781400044948 1400044944 9781400096596 1400096596
OCLC Number: 70676629
Notes: "A Borzoi book."
"Originally published ... in Japan as Gurotesku by Bungei Shunju in 2003"--Title page verso.
Description: 467 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: A chart of phantom children --
A cluster of naked seed plants --
A natural-born whore : Yuriko's diary --
World without love --
My crimes : Zhang's written report --
Fermentation and decay --
Jizo of desire : Kazue's journals --
Sounds of the waterfall in the distance : the last chapter.
Other Titles: Gurotesuku.
Responsibility: Natsuo Kirino ; translated by Rebecca Copeland.

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In the wake of the brutal murders of two Tokyo prostitutes, Yuriko and Kazue, Yuriko's older sister describes the three women's education at a prestigious girls' high school, where a strict societal conventions determine the courses of their lives.

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