Nicholas Hogg

Channeling impacts as various as James Salter, Don DeLillo, and Yukio Mishima, this can be a bewitching sleek myth of reminiscence, loss, love, and the hunt for belonging

Social psychologist Ben Monroe has back to Japan. After a failed marriage in the United States, he reveals himself forced to search out his former lover, Kozue, wanting to make experience in their short, passionate, and unresolved love affair. Mazzy, Ben’s estranged 16-year-old daughter, reluctantly flies from California to hitch her father in Tokyo. at the airplane she sits subsequent to a jap guy who tells her the folk tale of Kaguyahime, the luminous evening princess misplaced from the moon, and the boys who turned keen about her attractiveness. because the aircraft trip ends, the storyteller disappears. at the floor in Tokyo, Ben delves deeper into the Tokyo underworld, following the path he hopes will lead him to Kozue. yet Mazzy lives just for the current, indignant at her father and made up our minds to discover herself within the urban, but unaware her each step is being watched by way of the storyteller, a cult survivor disturbed and adrift within the currents of the town. either males are drawn in the direction of the items in their obsession—and with it, in the direction of their fate—as earlier and current collide in Tokyo and beyond.

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