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Published by Harper Collins Publishers India, a joint venture with India Today Group in New Delhi .
Written in English

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Edition Notes


StatementKunal Basu.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2007/00383 (P), PR9499.3.B32
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17033471M
ISBN 109788172237332
LC Control Number2008308362

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Sweeping through time and spanning generations and continents, The Japanese Lover is written with the same keen understanding of her characters that Isabel Allende has been known for since her landmark first novel The House of the Spirits/5(K).   A delicate – and improbable -- love story about three gentle and shy souls. Snehamoy, a school teacher in the beautiful Sunderbans, writes letters to Miyage, a . The Japanese Wife. Kunal Basu. About the book. An Indian man writes to a Japanese woman. She writes back. Romance blossoms between the two, the pen-friends exchange vows over letters, then spend the next fifteen years as a married couple without ever setting eyes on each other, until the intimacy of words is tested finally by the intimacy of life. Before starting “Paper Wife,” I started 3 different books, and couldn’t finish any of them. Some published novelists are purely amateurs. Ms. Ibrahim is a very talented writer. Finally, a book I could finish and truly enjoy. She makes you care about her very human characters. The plight of /5(K).

THE JAPANESE WIFE» SUMMARY An Indian man writes to a Japanese woman. She writes back. The pen-friends fall in love and exchange their vows over letters, then live as man and wife without ever setting eyes on each other – their intimacy of words tested finally by life's miraculous upheavals. Omg, 'The Japanese Lover' is such an emotionally flat read! The title is the only grouping of words with a hint of a living heartbeat for what seemed to me like thousands of pages. However, unlike 'Ripper', which Isabel Allende also wrote, this book is coherent/5. Original review posted on The Book Smugglers “The Crane Wife” is an old Japanese folktale. Its most common version tells the story of a poor sail maker who one day finds a wounded crane and nurses it back to health. After he releases the crane, a beautiful woman appears on his doorstep/5.   Once upon a time, not so long ago, it was unusual for a Japanese woman to aspire to be anything other than a “good wife and wise mother”— an aspiration so predominant that the Japanese for.