Day: May 30, 2018

Currently Reading: 「光」by 三浦しをん

Even though I am reading several books at the same time, I am not losing sight of my reading challenge list. Given that「赤い指」 (the previous novel I read) was easy to read, I picked up a book that I am almost sure will be challenging: 「光」by 三浦しをん (みうらしをん). I bought this book during my December haul in Kyoto and I chose it because I had read another book by this author: 「舟を編む」. If you follow this blog for some time, you know that it took me months to read 「舟を編む」(I have just checked my older posts, I posted this book in my “currently reading” section in August 2017 and my review in January 2018! 😳 … I published some reading notes too because I stumbled across so many challenging parts). Nevertheless, 「舟を編む」is one of my favourite books ever, not only in Japanese. And so I bought 「光」with a mix of excitation and apprehension because it might as well be as challenging as 「舟を編む」. Both books have something in common though, they both have been adapted …