Hikikomori and the Rental Sister: A Novel

Hikikomori and the Rental Sister: A Novel

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hikikomori, n. h?kik?'mo?ri; literally pulling inward; refers to those who withdraw from society.

Inspired by the real-life Japanese social phenomenon called hikikomori and the professional “rental sisters” hired to help, Hikikomori and the Rental Sister is about an erotic relationship between Thomas, an American hikikomori, and Megumi, a young Japanese immigrant hiding from her own past. The strange, insular world they create together in a New York City bedroom… (more)

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“Hikikomori and the Rental Sister” is more memorable for its gently pervy ambitions and heavy-breathing romanticism than for its imagery.

Book Details  

Publisher: Algonquin Books (January 08, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 950 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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