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Fresh Voices: Sayaka Murata’s Convenience Store Woman

20th October 2020

The first in our newest series exploring up and coming literary talent. The protagonist of Sayaka Murata’s debut novel, Convenience Store Woman, lives an objectively mundane life. Having worked at the local 24-hour store for over a decade, 36-year-old Keiko Furukura has never had a relationship, or even another boss, and lives in a tiny ...