Rainbirds

  • 206 Pages
  • 0.65 MB
  • 2925 Downloads
  • English
by
W.H. Allen
StatementJanet Frame.
The Physical Object
Pagination206p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20141393M

Praise for Rainbirds " A murder mystery and a family drama in one, this book is as beautiful as it is understated. The author presents us with a fascinatingly structured look into Japanese society and a depiction of mourning and grief that is universally recognizable.

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Clarissa Goenawan’s dark, spellbinding literary debut opens with a murde /5. “Rainbirds is a deeply immersive novel: I lost myself in Goenawan’s masterful rendering of a sleepy Japanese town.” —Elisa Lodato, author of An Unremarkable Body “A touching and evocative exploration of grief and love in a fictional Japanese town, Rainbirds is.

"Rainbirds is a deeply immersive novel: I lost myself in Goenawan's masterful rendering of a sleepy Japanese town." —Elisa Lodato, author of An Unremarkable Body “A touching and evocative exploration of grief and love in a fictional Japanese town, Rainbirds is a haunting debut.” —Susanna Jones, award-winning author of The Earthquake BirdBrand: Soho Press, Incorporated.

Praise for Rainbirds “ A murder mystery and a family drama in one, this book is as beautiful as it is understated. The author presents us with a fascinatingly structured look into Japanese society and a depiction of mourning and grief that is universally recognizable.

” —San Francisco Chronicle “A transnational literary tour-de-force. The Rainbirds book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 'The Rain Birds' is a gentle story about a city child's relationship w /5. RAINBIRDS. by Clarissa Goenawan.

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"Rainbirds is a deeply immersive novel: I lost myself in Goenawan's masterful rendering of a sleepy Japanese town." —Elisa Lodato, author of An Unremarkable Body “A touching and evocative exploration of grief and love in a fictional Japanese town, Rainbirds is a haunting debut.” —Susanna Jones, award-winning author of The Earthquake Bird.

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This is really a story about rather diverse characters who come in contact with the main character, Ren, as he tries to accept the loss of his sister. Rainbirds Clarissa Goenawan. Soho, $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan Clarissa Goenawan’s dark, spellbinding literary debut opens with a murder and shines a spotlight onto life in fictional small-town Ishida is nearly finished with graduate school when he receives news of his sister Keiko's sudden death/5(30).

Rainbirds seemed like the kind of book I usually love on audio. My issue here, however, was that this book was gloomy in the extreme. I do most of my audiobook listening while driving so the combination of the gloomy mood, melodic male narrator, and almost no action meant that there were times when I had to stop listening/5(25).

Clarissa Goenawan's debut novel, Rainbirds is out today. Happy release day, Clarissa. Here's a little bit about the book. Ren Ishida has nearly completed his graduate degree at Keio University when he receives news of his sister’s violent death.

Keiko was stabbed one rainy night on her way home, and there are no leads. Ren. All about Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

I listened to this 8 disc book over a period of several months. This is a mystery drama read by a man who does a great job with character voices. Clarissa Goenawan's book Rainbirds was available from LibraryThing Early /5(25). I nIndonesian-born Singaporean author Clarissa Goenawan won the prestigious Bath Novel Award for unpublished and self-published novelists for her novel Rainbirds, which—some two years later—is now seeing the light of day.

Rainbirds is set in s the small, fictional town of Akakawa, Keiko Ishida has just been murdered. In Tokyo, her brother Ren. Praise for Rainbirds “ A murder mystery and a family drama in one, this book is as beautiful as it is understated. The author presents us with a fascinatingly structured look into Japanese society and a depiction of mourning and grief that is universally recognizable.

” —San Francisco Chronicle ”A transnational literary : Soho Press, Incorporated. Indonesian-born Clarissa Goenawan's debut novel, "Rainbirds," is set in Japan, was written in Singapore, and was first published in the U.S. making it something of a transnational literary tour de.

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Rainbirds. Ma Synopsis: (as told by the back of the book) Ren Ishida is nearly finished with graduate school when he receives news of his sister Keiko’s sudden death. She was viciously stabbed one rainy night on her way home, and there are no leads.

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