This brilliant novel explores an unbalanced love story between Noah Tuttle, a disillusioned Australian living in Japan, and the exquisite and crafty Mami Kaketa, who becomes the center of Tuttle's universe. Tuttle lives in a cheap, rundown hostel in the seamier margins of Tokyo. He teaches mediocre English to disinterested students, sleeps with his girlfriend, Tilly, when she's around, drinks beer when he can afford it, and generally avoids other people and their expectations. When Tuttle meets the wealthy, captivating, and ...

Tuvalu 2007, Allen & Unwin Academic

ISBN-13: 9781741148718

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