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The New York Times

A bizarre tale of passion and romance between a schoolteacher and a dog

The Bridegroom Was a Dog

Fiction by Yoko Tawada

Translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani

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Paperback (published November 7, 2012)

ISBN
9780811220378
Price US
10.95
Price CN
11.99
Page Count
60

Ebook (published November 7, 2012)

ISBN
9780811220606
Price US
10.95

Yoko Tawada

Contemporary Japanese-German prose writer

Masterly

The New York Times

Like putting a sensor on her dream-brain and putting the other sensor on your own brain.

—Aimee Bender

Brilliant shimmering strangeness.

—Rivka Galchen

In Tawada’s work, one has the feeling of having wandered into a mythology that is not one’s own.

—Rivka Galchen