Tsukiko Is In Her Late 30s And Living Alone When One Night She Happens To Meet One Of Her Former High School Teachers, Sensei , In A Bar He Is At Least Thirty Years Her Senior, Retired And, She Presumes, A Widower After This Initial Encounter, The Pair Continue To Meet Occasionally To Share Food And Drink Sake, And As The Seasons Pass From Spring Cherry Blossom To Autumnal Mushrooms Tsukiko And Sensei Come To Develop A Hesitant Intimacy Which Tilts Awkwardly And Poignantly Into Love Perfectly Constructed, Funny, And Moving, Strange Weather In Tokyo Is A Tale Of Modern Japan And Old Fashioned Romance.
Kawakami Hiromi born April 1, 1958, is a Japanese writer known for her off beat fiction.Born in Tokyo, Kawakami graduated from Ochanomizu Women s College in 1980 She made her debut as Yamada Hiromi in NW SF No 16, edited by Yamano Koichi and Yamada Kazuko, in 1980 with the story So shimoku Diptera , and also helped edit some early issues of NW SF in the 1970s She reinvented herself as a writer and wrote her first book, a collection of short stories entitled God Kamisama published in 1994 Her novel The Teacher s Briefcase Sensei no kaban is a love story between a woman in her thirties and a man in his seventies She is also known as a literary critic and a provocative essayist from Wikipedia
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