Book Review: The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa

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.

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Book Review: The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yōko Ogawa

“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

Book Review: Hotel Iris by Yōko Ogawa

“Hotel Iris” is a novella that’s opened a whole world of literature to me. Translated from Japanese, Ogawa tells a difficult story in a beautifully simply way. It may not be for everyone, and I know that this kind of book is always going to receive mixed reviews due to its tricky subject matter, but the writing style is right up my street and I personally can’t wait to read more.… Read More Book Review: Hotel Iris by Yōko Ogawa