A Tale for the Time Being

A Tale for the Time Being

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A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki-shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award

"A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be."

In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao first plans to document the life of her great… (more)

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I write in order to think. It's the way I ask questions and interrogate the world. It's the way I experience life most fully.

Ruth Ozeki is a novelist, filmmaker and Zen Buddhist priest. A Tale for the Time Being is her third novel.

Editorial reviews (8 reviews)


Ozeki takes on big themes in “A Tale for the Time Being” — not just the death of individuals but also the death of the planet.

Ozeki manages to turn existential conundrums into a playful, joyful and pleasantly mind-bending dialogue between reader and writer.

That’s heady stuff, but it hangs together for a couple of reasons — the exuberance of Ozeki’s writing, the engaging nature of her characters and, not least, her scrupulous insistence that it doesn’t have to hang together, that even as she ties up loose ends, others come unbound.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Penguin (March 12, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Kitschies Red Tentacle Award 2013 winner, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 2013 winner


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