Breasts and Eggs

By Mieko Kawakami

$38

Breasts and Eggs explores the inner conflicts of an adolescent girl who refuses to communicate with her mother except through writing. Through the story of these women, Kawakami paints a portrait of womanhood in contemporary Japan, probing questions of gender and beauty norms and how time works on the female body.

Breast and Eggs is a thrilling English language debut from Japan's brightest young talent, Mieko Kawakami.

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Format: Paperback
Page Count: 430 Pages
Imprint: Picador
Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9781529054224

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