Snakes and Earrings

Snakes and Earrings

Paperback, 120 pages

Published June 1st 2006 by Plume Books


Describing a world as amoral and fascinating as the landscapes of


, this novel about a young woman living in the violent world of Japan's underground youth culture is both shocking and strangely beautiful.


About the author(Hitomi Kanehara)

After dropping out of school and living on the streets for some years, Hitomi Kanehara started to write.

Her novels have won several prizes in Japan. The first novel

won the Akutagawa Prize and the Subaru Prize and it sold a million copies.

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