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The Diving Pool

Yoko Ogawa (Author)

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • 176 Page / Published 2014-07-03
  • Category: Fiction , Romance , Modern & contemporary fiction , Japanese Authors
  • ISBN: 9780099521358
  • Language: English
  • Format: PB
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31.50 GEL

Yoko Ogawa

Yōko Ogawa was born in Okayama, graduated from Waseda University, and lives in Ashiya. Since 1988, she has published more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction. Her novel The Professor and....

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Beautiful, twisted and brilliant - discover Yoko Ogawa. A lonely teenage girl falls in love with her foster-brother as she watches him leap from a high diving board into a pool - sparking an unspoken infatuation that draws out darker possibilities. A young woman records the daily moods of her pregnant sister in a diary, but rather than a story of growth the diary reveals a more sinister tale of greed and repulsion. Driven by nostalgia, a woman visits her old college dormitory on the outskirts of Tokyo. There she finds an isolated world shadowed by decay, haunted by absent students and the disturbing figure of the crippled caretaker.

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