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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She wrote her first novel, Hebi ni piasu Snakes and Earringsat the age of Getting a forked tongue is normally something done by crazy people.

They know everything about its conventions, but they do not abide to them. It is located at the head of Tokyo Bay hjtomi the Pacific coast of central Honshu. Autofiction Feb 01, She identifies herself as a masochist at the beginning of the story, but we’re never sure if she really is one, wholeheartedly.

Jun 21, Darcy rated it did not like it. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. But the idea of consciously controlling subconscious thoughts is ridiculous. In Miller, Laura; Copeland, Rebecca.

Get to Know Us. I’ve also never heard of anyone saying that the tongue is the most painful part of the body to get pierced.


You then gradually enlarge the hole by inserting bigger and bigger tongue rings.

Autofiction by Hitomi Kanehara

Unfortunately, it’s also poorly written, which I do have a problem with. Feb 24, denise rated it really liked it. Also, I feel like some of the body-piercing stuff is wrong. Wow, this was nuts!! The book is written in a first-person stream-of-consciousness style, Rin frequently sidetracks from her narrative and makes you wish she’d go on with the story, to get over her issues and move onto the next phase, but somehow Kanehara hotomi a talent to keep you tied into the story, her word-weaving skills are definitely shown in this book.

This book is fairly raunchy, which I don’t have a problem with.

Autofiction is one of the strangest books I’ve read that doesn’t have a surrealistic or supernatural something going. Nothing surprises us or moves us. I read Snakes and earrings by Hitomi Kanehara and I hated it.

Kraj me rastuzio i ta njena mater!! This bitch is totally psycho and supercute as well! Translated by Bradley, Dan. Preview — Autofiction by Hitomi Kanehara.

Fikcia s prvkami autobiografie. I don’t know, kids, but I had all the confusion. Lui is a frighteningly blank narrator; everything that happens to her, including her lover asking her if he can kill her, is dismissed with “that’s OK.

This is nihilist desperate titillation, where feeling is entirely lanehara. But she’s pretty good at it too.


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This story creeps on you and you find yourself vehemently disliking Lui for what she does to herself and others. It’s not as if I’d been expecting great things for myself before, it’s just that now I could imagine myself just turning up dead in a gutter somewhere and I didn’t even have the energy to laugh it off.

She stays with Ama and you kanehaga see he has so many feelings for her that she is incapable to share or reciprocate. The book also shows a new generation.

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My favourite thing about this book was how much it made me laugh. Partly, this is the format of the book — going back in time with each section, going to earlier and earlier parts in her life.

I mean, for me, I’ve got absolutely no interest in my body if my mind no longer lives in it.