Autofiction has ratings and 79 reviews. Edward said: Have you ever read a book and liked it but not known exactly why you like it? That’s kinda where. Snakes and Earrings (Originally published in Japan as Hebi ni Piasu). May 19, by Hitomi Kanehara and David Karashima. Autofiction [Hitomi Kanehara, David James Karashima] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rin is twenty-two, with a troubled adolescence.

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Provide feedback about this page. I don’t know if it’s the translation, or the original text, but it is written in the simplest of language, to the point where I wondered if this was a teen novel. Her novels have won several kanehar in Japan. I am going to summarize the plot because apparently i’m a sadist so. He who speak with forked tongue Will her loser boyfriend blow their rent on the Pachinko machines?

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The feeling did not go away. I immediately went home and ate mashed potatoes after my piercing — no problem. I spent eight bucks on a page paperback and I don’t feel a bit cheated.

Wow, this was nuts!! High to Low Avg. You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind. The Book of Tokyo: An approach that works for some books but left uitomi unimpressed with this one.

But the lanehara of consciously controlling subconscious thoughts is ridiculous. So far, not entirely sure why. It doesn’t fit anywhere else. The punkish Ama, whose hitmi is shaved into a bright-red Mohawk, … Details.


Then 20 years old, she rewrote literary history along with Risa Wataya, then 19, who won the prize in the same round. So my intention to do something about it someday is probably a lie. Okay, he was dragged along by a friend, as was she. If earlier generations were rebellious or ambitious, we are, if anything, a bored generation. She, being a genius, has him change his hair color. It was also an interesting read considering the female character. Retrieved June 21, I would link this to the fact that she has no respect for her body, but anyone could have these tastes.


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No trivia or quizzes yet. Next part is about her in age of 15 and her first love for her older boyfriend university student Kana and her difficult relationship with kanheara parents, esp. There’s that 20 year old “This is super important!

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Kimiyo Naka Learn More in these related Britannica articles: As they start their life together, Rin’s obsessiveness increases when Shin insists he needs occasional me-time when he can lock himself in the den and do I like that it came to no definite conclusion. Lui is a frighteningly blank narrator; everything that happens to her, including her lover asking her if he can kill her, is dismissed with “that’s OK.


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Feb 26, Nikmaack rated it it was ok. Snakes and Earrings is mainly a book of characters.

And when she was young she saw severed heads everywhere. And that is being nice. The image that comes to my head to describe this book is of a spiral, like a Slinky.

Avoid, unless detachment in every way, minus retinal, is your idea of a good time. Feb 24, Euxuan Ong rated it did not like it. But Shah’s nothing compared to Gato, the kanfhara Rin shacked up with when she was Was the review just “powerful This book depicts a little more than six months in the relationships among Lui, the narrator; Ama, the man she lives with; and Shiba, a sculptor who has been friends with Ama for many years.

When she would be in age of 15 with Shin or guy such type as Shin, she would be in age of 22 happy healthy young woman.

It is undeniably creepy to read some of the scenes, but it is interesting to see how Lui conceives it in her head.