Review Copyright Peter Hanami.2018. All Rights Reserved
Author: Keigo Higashino
Translated from the Japanese by: Kerim Yasar
Publisher: Vertical Inc, NY, NY, USA
A tragic accident brings a family closer together
Keigo Higashino takes the reader on a very warm and personal journey of grief between a father, mother and daughter. Set in Toyko, Japan we meet Heisuke a factory manager who learns about his families death while watching the evening news, both his wife and daughter have been killed in a bus crash on the ski slopes.
The book explores the steps one goes through when grieving a loved oneThe Japanese setting adds a unique cultural insights for non-Japanese readers which add a dimension to the overall depth and dimension of the story.
A fun, light and fast moving story that keeps you page turning with short chapters and a display of characters, settings and events.
Naoko has been made into a movie starring David Duchovny.
An intriguing take on death, grief and how individuals deal with it in creative ways.