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Snakes and earrings

Author: Hitomi Kanehara
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Enchanted by the snakelike tongue of a stranger called Ama, nineteen-year-old Lui takes a walk into another side of life. On the Tokyo streets, she finds a world where pain bleeds into pleasure. Where day fades into night. And where right turns into wrong."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Embossed wrappers (book covers)
Illustrated wrappers (book covers)
Novels
Paperbacks
Roman (upright typeface group)
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hitomi Kanehara
ISBN: 009948367X 9780099483670
OCLC Number: 224605020
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: Originally published by Shueisha Inc., Japan in 2004.
Description: 118 pages ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Hebi ni piasu.
Responsibility: Hitomi Kanehara ; translated from the Japanese by David James Karashima.

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This tale of sex and darkness is narrated by Lui, an alienated young Japanese woman who becomes disastrously involved with two dangerous men. Ama's friend Shiba creates this exquisite tattoo and as  Read more...

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"A powerful portrait of the post-bubble generation" * New York Times * "A picture of an eccentric world that clearly passes on what goes on in the minds of young women today: a radical depiction of Read more...

 
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