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Breasts and Eggs

Breasts and Eggs (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Kawakami, Mieko
Translated by Bett, Sam
Translated by Boyd, David

The English Language debut full length novel from Mieko Kawakami, winner of the 2007 Akutagawa Prize. Breasts and Eggs explores the inner conflicts of an adolescent girl, who refuses to communicate with her mother except through writing. Kawakami writes about what is to be a woma...n in contemporary Japan today and explores themes of reproduction, bodily autonomy and the possibility of liberation. The original Japanese novella sold 250,000 copies in Japan. 'So amazing it took my breath away.' Haruki Murakami
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ISBN 9781509898206
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781529054224
Released NZ 12 May 2020
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781509898206
Stock Out of stock
Status Publication Cancelled
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Picador
Released 12 May 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Kawakami, Mieko
Translated by Bett, Sam
Translated by Boyd, David
Category General & Literary Fiction
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 432
Dimensions Width: 137mm
Height: 215mm
Spine: 35mm
Dewey Code 895.636
Weight 440g
Interest Age 18+ years
Reading Age 18+ years
Library of Congress Tokyo Japan - Fiction
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade