A lyrical tale about loss and grief and familial love. When college student Mikage Sakurai is orphaned by the death of her grandmother, she is rescued from loneliness and grief by Yuichi, a young flower shop delivery man, and discovers that families come in many shapes . . . and can be found in many places.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sighedtosleep - LibraryThing
There are many days when all the awful things that happen make you sick at heart, when the path before you is so steep you can’t bear to look. Not even love can rescue a person from that. (p. 42 ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - loafhunter13 - LibraryThing
-A mix of two novellas, if you will, dealing with tales of free-spirited young women in contemporary Japan. “Kitchen” tells the story of a woman whose family gradually passes away, leaving here ... Read full review