Newly arrived in New York, Ito is a literate yet tongue-tied sushi chef who recites haiku in his head as he labours over restaurant shopping-lists. Alone in his apartment at night, he reads pornographic comics, dreaming of Mariane, a lost, alcoholic waitress who works with him at a Chelsea sushi bar. Across town, Mariane lies in her bath with a drink in her hand, longing for the baby girl she abandoned almost fifteen years before. As Ito and Mariane attempt to make sense of their lives and their memories, they encounter ...

Crawling at Night 2002, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802138842

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Crawling At Night 2002, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099286738

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Crawling at Night 2001, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780871137845


Crawling at Night 2001, William Heinemann Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780434008568