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Days at the Morisaki Bookshop

By Satoshi Yagisawa

THE BESTSELLING JAPANESE NOVEL

For fans of Before the Coffee Gets Cold and The Cat Who Saved Books, this moving Japanese novel shows us that  new beginnings are possible, and is a tribute to human connection, and the joy of reading.

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Audience: Adult fiction
Publish date: 28/11/2023
ISBN number: 9781786583239
Price: £14.99
Imprint: Manilla Press
Length: 160 pages
Edition: Paperback

Days at the Morisaki Bookshop

By Satoshi Yagisawa

Details

Audience: Adult fiction
Publish date: 28/11/2023
ISBN number: 9781786583239
Price: £14.99
Imprint: Manilla Press
Length: 160 pages
Edition: Paperback

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THE BESTSELLING JAPANESE NOVEL

For fans of Before the Coffee Gets Cold and The Cat Who Saved Books, this moving Japanese novel shows us that  new beginnings are possible, and is a tribute to human connection, and the joy of reading.

The Japanese bestseller: a tale of love, new beginnings, and the comfort that can be found between the pages of a good book.

When twenty-five-year-old Takako’s boyfriend reveals he’s marrying someone else, she reluctantly accepts her eccentric uncle Satoru’s offer to live rent-free in the tiny room above his shop.

Hidden in Jimbocho, Tokyo, the Morisaki Bookshop is a booklover’s paradise. On a quiet corner in an old wooden building, the shop is filled with hundreds of second-hand books. It is Satoru’s pride and joy, and he has devoted his life to the bookshop since his wife left him five years earlier.

Hoping to nurse her broken heart in peace, Takako is surprised to encounter new worlds within the stacks of books lining the shop.

And as summer fades to autumn, Satoru and Takako discover they have more in common than they first thought. The Morisaki bookshop has something to teach them both about life, love, and the healing power of books.

Quirky, beautifully written, and movingly profound, Days at the Morisaki Bookshop will appeal to readers of Before The Coffee Gets Cold, The Cat Who Saved Books, and anyone who has had to recover from a broken heart.

Authors

Satoshi Yagisawa

Satoshi Yagisawa was born in Chiba, Japan, in 1977. Days at the Morisaki Bookshop, his debut novel, was originally published in 2009 and won the Chiyoda Literature Prize