New PDF release: A Personal Matter

By Kenzaburō Ōe

ISBN-10: 080219544X

ISBN-13: 9780802195449

Kenzaburo Oe, the winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize for Literature, is across the world acclaimed as the most very important and influential post-World warfare II writers, recognized for his robust money owed of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and his personal fight to come back to phrases with a mentally handicapped son. The Swedish Academy lauded Oe for his "poetic strength [that] creates an imagined global the place existence and fantasy condense to shape a disconcerting photograph of the human drawback today." His most well-liked booklet, A own Matter is the tale of fowl, a annoyed highbrow in a failing marriage whose Utopian dream is shattered while his spouse provides delivery to a brain-damaged baby.

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He didn’t even think about new ways to tease and torment his sister. Tonight, all he cared about was the Nutcracker.

Said Mr. Drosselmeier, crossing to the front door. ” In came Mr. Drosselmeier’s family, one by one. Fritz couldn’t believe his eyes. Mr. Drosselmeier’s niece, Marie, looked just like . . the Nutcracker! Soon Fritz’s family arrived home from the ballet with boxes of candies and sweets. Everyone danced and laughed, singing their favorite carols. And for once, Fritz didn’t think about video games. He didn’t even think about new ways to tease and torment his sister. Tonight, all he cared about was the Nutcracker.

Drosselmeier’s niece, Marie, looked just like . . the Nutcracker! Soon Fritz’s family arrived home from the ballet with boxes of candies and sweets. Everyone danced and laughed, singing their favorite carols. And for once, Fritz didn’t think about video games. He didn’t even think about new ways to tease and torment his sister. Tonight, all he cared about was the Nutcracker.

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