Day: July 19, 2019

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Territory of Light by Yuko Tsushima

Territory of Light deftly balances exterior plot and interior musings. Its protagonist, a nameless newly single mother in 1970’s Tokyo, rents an apartment. She struggles to be prompt to her library job and is short-tempered with her young daughter. In other words, she’s a relatable nameless woman. Yoko Tsushima uses

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