‘The Bridegroom Was a Dog’ by Tawada Yōko, translated by Margaret Misutani

In Japanese literature, you often get these long short stories which are part of a mini-collection. This is one of those. I remember really enjoying this story when I read it ­– I remember it being narrated by the town, following the exploits of one woman who lives there.

Included in The Bridegroom Was a Dog, New Directions 2012 or Kodansha 1998

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