[Ebook] What's Left of Me Is Yours By Stephanie Scott – Trishjohnsongolf.co.uk

What's Left of Me Is Yours A Gripping Debut Set In Modern Day Tokyo And Inspired By A True Crime, For Readers Of Everything I Never Told You And The Perfect Nanny, What S Left Of Me Is Yours Charts A Young Woman S Search For The Truth About Her Mother S Life And Her Murder In Japan, A Covert Industry Has Grown Up Around The Wakaresaseya Literally Breaker Upper , A Person Hired By One Spouse To Seduce The Other In Order To Gain The Advantage In Divorce Proceedings When Sat Hires Kaitar , A Wakaresaseya Agent, To Have An Affair With His Wife, Rina, He Assumes It Will Be An Easy Case But Sat Has Never Truly Understood Rina Or Her Desires And Kaitar S Job Is To Do Exactly That Until He Does It Too Well While Rina Remains Ignorant Of The Circumstances That Brought Them Together, She And Kaitar Fall In A Desperate, Singular Love, Setting In Motion A Series Of Violent Acts That Will Forever Haunt Her Daughter S LifeTold From Alternating Points Of View And Across The Breathtaking Landscapes Of Japan, Stephanie Scott Exquisitely Renders The Affair And Its Intricate Repercussions As Rina S Daughter, Sumiko, Fills In The Gaps Of Her Mother S Story And Her Own Memory, Scott Probes The Thorny Psychological And Moral Grounds Of The Actions We Take In The Name Of Love, Asking Where We Draw The Line Between Passion And Possession


About the Author: Stephanie Scott

STEPHANIE SCOTT is a Singaporean and British writer who was born and raised in South East Asia She read English Literature at the Universities of York and Cambridge and holds an M.St in Creative Writing from Oxford University Scott was awarded a British Association of Japanese Studies Toshiba Studentship for her anthropological work on What s Left of Me Is Yours and has been made a member of the British Japanese Law Association as a result of her research She also won the A.M Heath Prize, the Jerwood Arvon Prize for Prose Fiction, and was a runner up for the Bridport Prize Peggy Chapman Andrews Award What s Left of Me Is Yours is her first novel.



10 thoughts on “What's Left of Me Is Yours

  1. says:

    Stephanie Scott s literary debut is confidently assured and stunning, drawing its inspiration from a real life crime, a heart breaking blend of fact and fiction, immersing the reader in 1990s and contemporary Japan Scott s research of Japanese society and culture is impeccable, portrayed with subtlety and nuance, in its keen observations and insights, an absolute nece


  2. says:

    A story of love and betrayal, here s another novel that doesn t fit cleanly into one genre Inspired by a real crime, What s Left of Me Is Yours is a mystery where we already know the killer, a romance that sours and a family drama located in the heart of Tokyo I had no knowledge of the wakaresaseya profession before beginning, but trust that Stephanie Scott is an expert not o


  3. says:

    What s Left of Me is Yours, Stephanie Scott s multiple award winning debut novel, is a triumph of a story set against the metropolis of Tokyo, Japan and which shines a light on the peculiar industry that has sprung up in relation to those in struggling marriages as well as the way marriage struggles and impending divorce is perceived in Asia Inspired by a fascinating true crime awe o


  4. says:

    This graceful and evocative novel, told in two time frames, transports you all the way to modern day Tokyo In the present, we meet Rina s daughter Sumiko who, when she is on the cusp of qualifying as a lawyer, gets a phone call from the Prison Service about an inmate called Kaitar who is somehow connected to her mother Rina Sumiko has always believed that her mother died in a car accident, b


  5. says:

    A beautiful, beautiful book that defies genre and my words There is a crime There is betrayal There is love There is history This is truly an epic, meticulously and lovingly researched, with such exquisite description and detail that I read the same lines over, many times There are thought provoking observations, unforgettable characters, and heart breaking decisions that set in motion catastrophic


  6. says:

    How do I write a review for a book that is so descriptive and beautiful that it seems to have been an opera whispered This story is so meticulous researched that you forget that this a novel a story of a family and love so masterfully woven you forget the crime A stunning debut of the many shades of love how the best of lies are told nearest to truth How do I write a review for a book that is so descriptive


  7. says:

    Greed, Lies, Love, and Murder What s Left of Me is Yours is an engrossing story of greed, lies, love, and murder A must read debut set in Japan in the 90s.I went out of my comfort zone with this book I don t usually read crime and mystery, but this story was too intriguing to miss.It seems that the legal system in Japan is, or at least was in the 90s, very different from what we are used to in America For instance,


  8. says:

    Fascinating insight into the Japanese culture as well as its criminal and family legal systems The writing is undoubtedly gorgeous and sensitive The pacing is slow, perhaps too slow at times especially when the climax is already heralded during the gradual buildup I was hoping forof a crime thriller, but the who and why became clear early on Instead it was partly distorted love story and partly family drama, the latter by


  9. says:

    Review to come But I really enjoyed this one Definitely recommend What s Left of Me Is Yours is a slow burning mystery, coming of age story, and an examination of love and family We follow Sumiko as she searches to discoverabout her mother, Rina, and how she died What she uncovers is an unexpected story of love and pain, one that split her family apart Sumiko has to decide how she will live with what she uncovers whether she follo


  10. says:

    What s Left of Me is Yours by Stephanie Scott Thank you to doubleday partner for my advanced review copy We erase events from our lives, experiences that do not fit in with the stories we tell ourselves Still, there are some memories that hover on the periphery They reach out to you from another time and transform a moment of joy into one of shame From then on these recollections stay with you They linger on the edge of your vision and sa


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