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A Libreria Book of the Year 2023


Mieko Kawakami's All the Lovers in the Night is a meticulous exploration of female melancholy. It follows thirtysomething Fuyuko Irie, a professional proofreader living in Tokyo and grappling with persistent feelings of loneliness. The tone oscillates between observant and intimate, drawing the reader into the oft-invisible intricacies of self and society.

All The Lovers In The Night; Mieko Kawakami

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