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Rainbirds
Clarissa Goenawan

Set in an imagined town outside Tokyo, Clarissa Goenawanís dark, spellbinding literary debut follows a young manís path to self-discovery in the wake of his sisterís murder.

Soho Press
March 2018
On Sale: March 6, 2018
336 pages
ISBN: 1616958553
EAN: 9781616958558
Kindle: B071X2J7GQ
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Ren Ishida has nearly completed his graduate degree at Keio University when he receives news of his sisterís violent death. Keiko was stabbed one rainy night on her way home, and there are no leads. Ren heads to Akakawa to conclude his sisterís affairs, failing to understand why she chose to turn her back on the family and Tokyo for this desolate place years ago.

But then Ren is offered Keikoís newly vacant teaching position at a prestigious local cram school and her bizarre former arrangement of free lodging at a wealthy politicianís mansion in exchange for reading to the manís ailing wife. He accepts both, abandoning Tokyo and his crumbling relationship there in order to better understand his sisterís life and what took place the night of her death.

As Ren comes to know the eccentric local figures, from the enigmatic politician whoís boarding him to his fellow teachers and a rebellious, captivating young female student, he delves into his shared childhood with Keiko and what followed. Haunted in his dreams by a young girl who is desperately trying to tell him something, Ren realizes that Keiko Ishida kept many secrets, even from him.

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