Service95 Recommends Mongrel by Hanako Footman. Follow Meiko, Yuki and Haruka as three distinct storylines interlace, unravelling a complex tapestry of isolation, longing, love and, ultimately, hope. Discover Mongrel and other suggestions with Service95 Recommends today!
What We Say: Footman exhibits a remarkable mastery of language, deftly capturing the complexities of adolescence and delving into the unique challenges and rewards of split nationality with Japan and the UK. By skilfully weaving together the stories of three women, Mongrel explores themes of sexuality, grief, and trauma, leaving a profound impact on any reader.
What They Say: “Sensational books transcend the very form they elevate by delivering a purity of thought with seeming effortlessness and here, in Mongrel, Hanako Footman conveys the truth of the world in lucid but spinning, transcendental sentences. It's so beautiful that I became lost in it, and I can't find the right words because they are all in this book. Simply, it must be read” – Lisa Taddeo
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