Shame in the Blood
Scared by the death or disappearance of so many members of his family, the unnamed narrator of Shame of the Blood (Shinobugawa) is tormented by the fear that his blood is cursed. Then he meets Shino, a beautiful waitress who serves him hot sake and captures his heart. Shino's appearance in his life, and their subsequent marriage, offers the possibility that he might finally overcome his...
Told as six related and layered stories, the book builds and deepens, using particulars of everyday life to provide a moving testimony to the power of love, youth, and commitment - a testimony that rings all the more true for being tinged with melancholic knowledge that love itself is "little death".
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