Of Dogs and Walls

Though their house was new, the wall had been there a long time In these two stories, which have never before been translated into English, Tsushima shows how memories, dreams and fleeting images describe the borders of our lives.Penguin Modern fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concen Though their house was new, the wall had been there a long time In these two stories, which have never before been translated into English, Tsushima shows how memories, dreams and fleeting images describe the borders of our lives.Penguin Modern fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Shirley Jackson essays radical and inspiring poems moving and disturbing stories surreal and fabulous taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York s underground scene to the farthest reaches of outer space.
Of Dogs and Walls Though their house was new the wall had been there a long time In these two stories which have never before been translated into English Tsushima shows how memories dreams and fleeting images desc

  • Title: Of Dogs and Walls
  • Author: Yūko Tsushima
  • ISBN: 9780241339787
  • Page: 305
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Of Dogs and Walls”

    1. I read these two shorts in one sitting and found them delightful. I loved the way Tsushima's tales flowed between generations, especially in "The Watery Realm", where that movement mirrored the water imagery. In some ways, these are more a series of vignettes than stories with a beginning, middle, and end, but that lent them a dream-like quality that worked well. Of Dogs and Walls is a wonderful read for anyone looking for an evening's entertainment and, indeed, is of worth to budding authors lo [...]

    2. Told from the point of view of a mother, whose unfaithful husband drowned after abandoning her and their young son, the first of two short stories in this short read, is themed around water - the spirits that inhabit the water and torment her, the water in her son's fish tank, the water that leaks into their home, the water that pours from her eyes as her heart breaks The prose is beautifully measured, languid and dreamy. The story woven with ebbs and flows of myths.The second story also feature [...]

    3. Both stories are slow and meditative, though not without interest and some quite beautiful images - especially in the first, revolving around water. The downside is that the stories seem to meander more than develop, but the writing is engaging even if, eventually, there isn't a great deal of resonance by either story's end. Personally, I found the stories of most interest because of their focus on a country and society outside my own,

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