Saturday, January 25, 2014

Review of Tsutsui's The Girl Who Leapt through Time

Yasutaka Tsutsui has started to attract quite a significant following for those of his works that have been translated into English (this, of course, is in addition to the many readers of the original Japanese texts). I myself have reviewed Paprika, Hell and Salmonella Men on Planet Porno elsewhere on this site and enjoyed them all to different extents. There is another work, The Maid, noted on the back cover page blurb, which I have not seen anywhere but will be glad to pick up if I get a chance Tsutsui clearly has a very vivid imagination and a willingness to explore serious themes through the use of absurdist science fiction or speculative modes of writing.

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