The Professor is an expert in Mathematics. After a car accident his memory is blocked in 1975. He lives alone in a little house in the back of his sister-in-law’s garden. His main problem is that his short term memory only lasts 80 minutes. As a result, he wears a black suit everyday that he […]
This is the first book I’ve read by Yoko Ogawa. I’m not often drawn to Japanese literature but since my book club chose The Housekeeper + The Professor as one of our seven reads for 2015-2016, I decided to buy this one too. The story is about seventeen year old Mari who works in her […]
At the moment on You Tube in booktubia everybody seems to be reading something Japanese whether it be manga or Kazuo Ishiguro or Haruki Murakami. I haven’t had the pleasure of reading any of their works but Remains of the Day and 1Q84 (Books 1-3) stare me down every time I pass my bookshelf. So […]
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