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'Ms Ice Sandwich': Lonely and obsessive, a boy comes of age

Books / Reviews Mar 31, 2018

'Ms Ice Sandwich': Lonely and obsessive, a boy comes of age

Despite being prominent in Japan as an Akutagawa Prize-winning writer and singer-songwriter, "Ms Ice Sandwich" is Mieko Kawakami's first book to be translated into English. Ms Ice Sandwich, by Mieko Kawakami, Translated by Louise Heal Kawai.96 pages PUSHKIN PRESS, Fiction. The novella follows an awkward and lonely ...