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​The Literary Review: "Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun" by Homare Endo

Intern Intern - Monday, June 12, 2017

The Literary Review just wrote a piece on Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun by Homare Endo – much appreciated! 

Here's a snippet from the review:

"Endo has carefully studied the historical material as well as her own traumas. Consequently, she has elected to place a heavy emphasis on the little things in life and the fleeting moments of another era, shifting her attention away from animosity and antipathy, and preventing us of becoming overwhelmed with enmity."

Read the full review here:  



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