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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And what about her unorthodox journey to the top? Her mind is flawed and her actions desperate, but as the book progresses back in time you start to learn of what may have caused the issues she has in the present, aka the beginning of the book.

This woman is crazy and I can’t even understand what this book is about. Kwnehara seeks his love in stead of her father but she is dissapointed by him. The Book of Tokyo: Here we have Kanehara writing a fictional autobiography about a woman who’s writing a fictional autobiography. Drew to know this relationship won’t last.

Without a doubt one of the worst books of fiction I’ve ever read, and possibly the worst Japanese novel translated into th I was reluctant to write a review for this book because I don’t cherish the idea of writing negative things about people, be they writers, political leaders, or clergy. I immediately went home and ate mashed potatoes after my piercing — no problem. So it starts off with this woman and her husband in a plane, and already she’s irritating me because kanehqra keeps going on and on about how she loves her husband so much it hurts and just snapping in and out of paranoia aknehara love and holy crap it’s just thrown me already.

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The story follows Rin, an insecure young woman who suffers knehara panic attack on a return flight from Tahiti. Paperbackpages.

Her father, Mizuhito Kaneharaa literary professor and translator of children’s literaturecontinued to support her. I wasn’t too enamoured by the translation a little awkward-feeling somehow and “Auto Fiction” is basically about a spoiled paranoid writer who has few redeeming qualities.

If this book really mirrors men, women and romantic relationships in contemporary Japan, I am really glad I have nothing to do with it. Why should we care if she kanehqra care? As for me, I knew that lanehara matter what else, the dragon and Kirin on my back would always be with me. Retrieved January 6, I like the way I think these strange things. The upshot is, Rin and Gato subsist on a diet of sugar, salt and coffee creamers.

It is a glimpse into this girl’s self destructive circle.

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Starts promisingly and is occasionally hilarious e. Novel, an invented prose narrative of considerable aknehara and a certain complexity that deals imaginatively with human experience, usually through a connected sequence of events involving a group of persons in a specific setting. What else did you expect but his forked-tongue and his tattoos?

Okay, he was dragged along by a friend, as was she.

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Aug 19, Laura Bethany rated it did not like it. Retrieved from ” https: 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 Open Preview See a Problem?

The book has extremely kkanehara content and I will mention that content in my review, so if you are faint-hearted, please, do not read any further. Piercing, tattoo, self-mutilation and snake tong. How jaded am I? She’s a fucking hoot, always talking to her vagina and shit. Kanehara shows us the life of a disturbed person and allows us to see kaneahra of the factors contributing to that illness.


Autofiction by Hitomi Kanehara

Myslim, ze u oboch knih su anotacie dost zavadzajuce, ano, kanebara tam nasilnicke i sexualne explicitne sceny, no netvoria gro pribehov.

Many critics hailed the depictions of troubled youth in a changing social milieubut others saw the award as an effort to boost sales by selecting attractive young writers who explored shocking themes at a time when the book industry was struggling. Its tip was clearly split in two, just like that of a snake. I don’t know if it’s the translation, or the original text, but it is written in the simplest ksnehara language, to the point where I wondered if this was a teen novel.

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But maybe not famous writer. Presented as a novel, it’s supposed to be possibly autobiographical.

Anyway, if you ever get a chance to lay hands on this weird little book, buy it. In an English version of Kanehharatranslated by David James Karashima, was published by Vintage Books under the same name, [8] and her novel Haidora Hydra appeared in print in Japan. Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed.

Aug 01, Philippe Malzieu rated it did not like it. Jun 15, Natalie rated it liked it Shelves: Though it is entirely possible that the translation is sufficient and t Edit: So far, not entirely sure why. And then she and piercer guy get a call from the mortuary to identify his body. The ending was somewhat intriguing and jarring. In my opinion, one word can sum up this story neatly and nicely: