Asleep

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The New York Daily News has called Asleep "enchanting, surreal ... Yoshimoto brings readers to another powerful, atmospheric place." Demonstrating again the artful simplicity and depth of her vision, Banana Yoshimoto reestablishes her place as a writ ...Continua
Annalisa
Wrote 11/15/10

Sonno profondo by Banana Yoshimoto (2004)

ariadna73
Wrote 5/29/10
Very intimate and personal
I loved the way these three women describe their lives, their gains and loses in a way that is not complaining or regretting; only describing. They tell you their story and you decide the value of it. A woman than can't stay awake because she is slee...Continua
Wonderful!
What can I say, Banana does it again. In three short stories, she manages to capture three women's stories in the entanglement of the simple act of sleeping, love, and of death -- a sleepwalker because of a death of lover, one haunted by the ghost/me...Continua

Artemisia
Wrote Feb 20, 2010, 12:46
[...] it was also that recently I'd been settling into a sleep so profound that, every time I woke, it was like I'd died and was just returning to life - I could almost believe that, and sometimes it even occured to me that if I were able to look at...Continua
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Artemisia
Wrote Feb 20, 2010, 12:41
And maybe if you keep on doing that, if you come to know lots of different people's dreams, like you do, maybe that weighered down on you so heavily that in the end there was really nothing you could do but die.
Pag. 149
Lunabee
Wrote Mar 25, 2009, 15:22
Il sonno viene come l'avanzare della marea, opporsi è impossibile
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