Mysterious Book Report No. 211 – Last Winter We Parted

By |2016-09-07T07:41:59+00:00September 7th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

Last Winter We Parted by Fuminori Nakamura SOHO Press, $25.00, 216 pages, ISBN 978-1-61695-455-0 If the novel in this weeks MBR could only be described in one word, the one that comes to mind is inscrutable. It is defined as mysterious, enigmatic or incomprehensible, and its synonyms include words such as: hidden, impenetrable, and blank. None of those adjectives however, will lessen your enjoyment of this short, but multi-layered

Mysterious Book Report No. 93 – The Thief

By |2016-04-01T07:57:20+00:00April 1st, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura SOHO crime, PB, $14.95, 211 pages, ISBN 978-1-61695-202-0 Existentialism is a word that was often tossed around in discussions on college campuses back in the 60s when we were all busily self-absorbed discovering ourselves.  The word existentialism means “a philosophical theory or approach that emphasizes the existence of the individual person as a free and responsible agent determining their own development through acts of

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