The Shooting Gallery

The Shooting Gallery Eight Stories By One Of Japan S Most Important Women Authors Concern The Struggles Of Women In A Repressive Society An Unwed Mother Introduces Her Children To Their Father A Woman Confronts The Other Woman A Young Single Mother Resents Her Children These Stories Touch On Universal Themes Of Passion And Jealousy, Motherhood S Joys And Sorrows, And The Tug Of War Between Responsibility And Entrapment. Quiet, reflective, sad She could no longer bring herself to apologise She was convinced that the chance she d missed had been her very last, and once she d convinced herself, that was what, in effect, it became. The Shooting Gallery is a collection of eight short stories about modern women and the difficulties they experience in the face of divorce or family pressures Tsushima Y ko portrays single mothers and separated women with a generous sympathy.The eight stories display a diversity of approaches that are hard to categorize into a single style They are mostly about the aftermaths of a divorce and they reveal a writer concerned with gender disparities and a woman s search for freedom Tsushima s fe The Shooting Gallery is a collection of eight short stories about modern women and the difficulties they experience in the face of divorce or family pressures Tsushima Y ko portrays single mothers and separated women with a generous sympathy.The eight stories display a diversity of approaches that are hard to categorize into a single style They are mostly about the aftermaths of a divorce and they reveal a writer concerned with gender disparities and a woman s search for freedom Tsushima s female protagonists are confronted with situatio
Everybody is sad, single, and raising children that were the result of an affair But overall a breezy and ethereal read I would recommend. Dazai s daughter was a writer Just picked this up It s okay Nicely written Just my usual problem with short stories I would rather have any of these as a full novel than a brief story They always feel unfinished to me no matter who s writing the book. Some very broken people in these stories. 3 1 2 stars Tsushima has a clear eye for detail and psychology, particularly concerning women and children her mostly female protagonists, and their interrelationships mother and daughter, daughter and child are reflective, thought provoking and insightful However, her portrayals of male characters are rather two dimensional perhaps this is because of the female perspective, but it s disheartening to see them interested in nothingthan sex, devising excuses for their own eccentricities and foibles Tsushima has a clear eye for detail and psychology, particularly concerning women and children her mostly female protagonists, and their inter
Well written accounts about the daily lives and Japanese women, many of whom are single parents with children because of death of husbands or divorce I decided against the use of stories , as in most instances little plot is involved Slices of lives would be a better description I never re
I m a fan of Japanese literature, and was rather disturbed to find that this collection left me cold A reviewer called Tsushima the leading Japanese woman writer today, and I was enthused about venturing into her world But her world was disjointed, unconvincing and not at all co

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  • Paperback
  • 138 pages
  • The Shooting Gallery
  • Yūko Tsushima
  • English
  • 22 September 2017
  • 0811213560