The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

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One of Tsutsui's best-known and most popular works in his native Japan, The Girl Who Leapt through Time is the story of fifteen-year-old schoolgirl Kazuko, who accidentally discovers that she can leap back and forth in time. In her quest to uncover the identity of the mysterious figure that she believes to be responsible for her paranormal abilities, she'll constantly have to push the boundaries of space and time, and challenge the notions of dream and more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 16mm | 181.44g
  • Alma Books Ltd
  • Surrey, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 184688134X
  • 9781846881343
  • 67,759

Review quote

"The nice thing about Tsutsui is that history and modernity combine effortlessly, as do drab reality and fantasy." - Philip Hensher, The Daily Telegraph "Imagine a manic J.G. Ballard, but one with an even darker past to work out." - Nicholas Lezard, The Guardianshow more

About Yasutaka Tsutsui

Born in Osaka, Yasutaka Tsutsui is particularly well known for his science fiction. After graduating from Doshisha University, he founded Null, a science-fiction magazine. His short story 'Oo-tasuke' ('Help') won him the recognition and respect of Rampo Edogawa, the father of Japanese mystery writingA". In 1970s Tsutsui began experimenting with a variety of styles, from slapstick to black humour. He is the winner of various awards including Izumi Kyoka Prize, Kawabata Prize and Yomiuri Literary more

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1,003 ratings
3.15 out of 5 stars
5 11% (107)
4 26% (256)
3 38% (380)
2 20% (205)
1 5% (55)
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