A Day in the Life

  • Title: A Day in the Life
  • Author: Senji Kuroi Giles Murray
  • ISBN: 9781564788658
  • Page: 441
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Day in the Life Twelve stories focusing on the tiny paradoxes and everyday realities experienced by a man in his sixties
    Twelve stories focusing on the tiny paradoxes and everyday realities experienced by a man in his sixties.

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    About Senji Kuroi Giles Murray


    1. Kuroi Senji is a pen name of Osabe Shunjir , born May 28, 1932 , Japanese author of fiction and essays.Kuroi is a member of the Introspective Generation of Japanese writers, whose work depicts the thoughts of ordinary Japanese He lives in Tokyo s western suburbs, along the Ch Main Line, in a neighborhood similar to that depicted in his novel of linked stories, Gunsei Life in the Cul de Sac, , for which he won the 1984 Tanizaki Prize.As of 2006 he is president of the Japan Writer s Association Nihon Bungeika Kyokai from


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    1. This collection of stories from the now octogenarian author deals with the quotidian of aging. In these pieces, the protagonists are bumbling worriers, often on the way to speak to their GPs, or finding themselves baffled by ticket machines, trains, and the bustle of the city. In ‘A Shallow Relationship’ a man finds ATMs turning against him as he attempts to make a simple bank transfer. ‘The Shadow House’ is a strange story about fading memory, and ‘For the Record’ is an epistolary a [...]

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    2. Loving this book physically-- the cover, the font. How I think it was written quite 'politely'. No twist whatsoever, reality hits, daily normally and sometimes emotional.Loving how few stories revolve around trains and stations, details with vivid explanation, experience and memories. On being human and valuing each of the daily steps, being curious and worried. All these aging man, at a point, teaching about life to the fullest. Having few stories as favorite. 3.5 stars to be exact.

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    3. This was not anything particularly special, 12 stories ranging from mildly entertaining to boring, all following a man in his 60s trying to navigate the modern world. Probably my least favorite dalkey archive I've read tbqhyf, but it was still fine. The only one I really liked was about the one with the protagonist trying to use technology (atms, subway ticket machines, etc) and failing miserably each time

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    4. This book is just sad. Not an explosive sort of sad that tears you apart but is ultimately rewarding- more like that weird sadness with no cause that makes you feel very very small and the rest of the world seem very very big. Basically, it wasn't pleasant. And I don't know that I really got much out of it. Having said that, something about it sort of grew on me while I was reading it. I liked the different structures of the stories (chapters? I don't really know what to call them) and I like th [...]

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    5. I found this deceptively simple book of detailed short stories surprisingly entertaining.

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    6. Stories about old men, written by an old man, some were funny, others sad, most of them sort of sweet.

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