A Personal Matter by Kenzaburō Ōe

By Kenzaburō Ōe

Kenzaburo Oe, the winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize for Literature, is the world over acclaimed as some of the most vital and influential post-World struggle II writers, recognized for his strong money owed of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and his personal fight to come back to phrases with a mentally handicapped son. The Swedish Academy lauded Oe for his "poetic strength [that] creates an imagined international the place lifestyles and delusion condense to shape a disconcerting photo of the human difficulty today."

His preferred ebook, a private subject is the tale of poultry, a pissed off highbrow in a failing marriage whose Utopian dream is shattered whilst his spouse supplies delivery to a brain-damaged baby.

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Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encounter. This wordless picture book, conceived by awardwinning poet JonArno Lawson and beautifully brought to life by illustrator Sydney Smith, is an ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures.

This wordless picture book, conceived by awardwinning poet JonArno Lawson and beautifully brought to life by illustrator Sydney Smith, is an ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures.

Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encounter. This wordless picture book, conceived by awardwinning poet JonArno Lawson and beautifully brought to life by illustrator Sydney Smith, is an ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures.

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