My fifth Yōko Ogawa read is one of my favourites and I can’t wait for more of her work to be translated. I really enjoyed “The Memory Police” and its unique look at how memories are an important part of our identity – 5 stars.
“The Housekeeper and The Professor” is a quaint story of how kindness and compassion bring people together. This wasn’t my favourite Yōko Ogawa book, but I still enjoyed it – 3 stars.… Read More Book Review: The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yōko Ogawa
It’s clear that I’ve found my new favourite author. This is the third book I’ve read by Yoko Ogawa and I’ve enjoyed everyone. Ogawa is a beautifully simplistic story teller and these three short stories are dark but certainly worth a read – 4 stars.… Read More Book Review: The Diving Pool by Yōko Ogawa
I’d recommended these short stories for someone looking to read something a little dark. Yōko Ogawa writes simply without over-complicating things to tell 11 stories of revenge. They may be odd or strange to some but I have really enjoyed spending a few days engrossed in these little stories and give “Revenge” 5 stars.… Read More Book Review: Revenge by Yōko Ogawa