Naoya Shiga, Ted Goossen

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd

Published: 06-08-2020


An autobiographical novella recounting the move towards reconciliation between a father and son; translated for the first time in English

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Reconciliation, published here for the first time in the English language, is an understated masterpiece of the Japanese ‘I novel’ tradition (a confessional literary form). Naoya Shiga’s novella is a quietly devastating reflection on all kinds of reconciliation: from his own familial reunion, to the universal need to reconcile ourselves to the inevitability of ageing, loss and death.

Additional information

Weight 0.113 kg
Dimensions 9 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 160