1940s

The Cannibal John Hawkes

The Cannibal John Hawkes Review

A single reading of this novel is not enough to parse it; 195 pages densely packed with more material than most novels three or four times its length. I don’t begin to think I comprehended much, yet I think John Hawkes’ designed this first read to wash over you and hit your subconscious to realize …

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Late Spring Movie Review

Late Spring Movie Review

Noriko and her father live together in 1940s Japan sometime after the war. They are happy – he works as a professor and she, now 27 years old, cares for him and makes treks to the city alongside him. It is the ideal set-up for them both filled with love, respect, and admiration. One day, …

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