By Senji Kuroi
A Day within the Life comprises twelve photographs of the bright and curious realities skilled by way of a guy in his sixties. those tales specialise in the tiny paradoxes and daily ridiculousness we every one witness and of which we regularly take no observe. starting from a trip to an exhibition of blurry pictures each one all for an publicity time of just a unmarried moment, to the tale of a guy stalked throughout the streets by way of a stranger for no larger against the law than making eye touch, A Day within the Life demonstrates why Senji Kuroi is taken into account one of many prime figures of up to date jap literature.
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