Convenience Store Woman-9781846276842

Convenience Store Woman by Murata, Sayaka, Tapley Takemori, Ginny, Tapley Takemori, Ginny

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Author: Murata, Sayaka, Tapley Takemori, Ginny, Tapley Takemori, Ginny

Japan

Published on 2 May 2019 by GRANTA BOOKS in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 176 pages
129 x 197 x 17 | 132g

'Exhilaratingly weird and funny... Unsettling and totally unpredictable - my copy is now heavily underlined' Sally RooneyTHE UNEXPECTED INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERMeet Keiko. She's 36 years old, has never had a boyfriend, and she's been working in the same supermarket for eighteen years. Keiko's family wishes she'd get a proper job. Her friends wonder why she won't get married. But Keiko knows what makes her happy, and she's not going to let anyone come between her and her convenience store... A cult hit around the world, Convenience Store Woman is both a feminist rallying cry and a must-read oddball comedy.

'A gem of a book. Quirky, deadpan, poignant and quietly profound' Ruth Ozeki'Darkly comic' Observer'[A] short, deadpan gem... A true original' Daily Mail'What a weird and wonderful and deeply satisfying book this is. Sayaka Murata is an utterly unique and revolutionary voice. I tore through it with great delight' Jami Attenberg