Who loves Mr nishino. Minami is the daughter of Mr nishino' s true love. Bereaved shiori is tempted by his unscrupulous advances. His colleague man am I should know better. His conquest reiko treasures her independence above all else. Friends Tama and Subaru find themselves playing nishino' s game, but eriko loves her cat more. Sayuri is older, aichan is much younger, and misogyny has her own conquests to make. For each of them, an encounter with elusive womaniser Mr nishino will bring torments, desires and delights.
About the Author
Born in 1959 in Tokyo, HIROMI KAWAKAMI is one of Japan's most popular contemporary novelists, famous for her literary, off-beat fiction. She is the author of The Nakano Thrift Shop and Strange Weather in Tokyo, which was shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. ALLISON MARKIN POWELL's translations include works by Osamu Dazai, Fuminori Nakamura, and Kanako Nishi. She was the guest editor for the first Japan issue of Words Without Borders and she maintains the database, Japanese Literature in English, at http://www.japaneseliteratureinenglish.com.