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IN THE POOL by Hideo Okuda, translated from the Japanese by Giles Murray, IBC Publishing, Tokyo (distributed outside Japan by Stone Bridge Press. May 31, In the Pool by Hideo Okuda, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Apr 28, In the Pool by Hideo Okuda; 1 edition; First published in

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And so far the patient was always different for each story. Although they are very strange, many of us have similar symptoms in much smaller degree or not thhe smallerI guess. Hideo Okuda won the prestigious Naoki Prize in DAMN this was good.

In the Pool

Information from the Hidro Common Knowledge. The Illustrated Collection Books by J. Hardcover Nonfiction Books in Zapotec. Anyone who is a little self-centered and self-aware can relate to these dynamics. Irabu’s larger-than-life ego, his weird and over-the-top behaviors and his nontraditional ‘treatments’ to different patients really ih to spice the stories up a lot. Jan 09, Jokoloyo rated it really liked it. Because it was a story from mental patient’s POV, I expected interesting voices, and the stories delivered that.

Instead they visit “doctors of neurology” like Dr.

Hideo Okuda (Author of In the Pool)

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Johann Fleuri rated it liked it Mar 17, Er hat Erfolg damit. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 49 23. RhysBans Aug 22, These are stories yideo characters tamping down their neuroses and getting on about life.

A Novel by John GrishamHardcover Irabu and the author, Hideo Okuda, never press any moral judgement upon any of the patients–not even the self-important vain girl. Martin Paperback, By these off-the-wall portrayals of ordinary people in seemingly harmless but nonetheless extraordinary predicaments, In the Pool delivers a good time indeed.

A divorced man angry at his wife finds a painfully prominent outlet in a permanent erection; a model thinks every man on the street is a stalker; an overbearing magazine editor relieves his mid-life crisis by long-distance swimming. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Le Docteur Irabu n’est qu’un miroir de cet absurde.

No ratings or reviews yet. Five patients have different problems, but all are equally wacky as much as Dr. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Every story had common patterns: Okjda item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. Oui, sans doute qu’ils envient ce Dr Irabu, immature et insouciant. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. You may also like.

In the Pool by Hideo Okuda Other authors: George Ellars rated it really liked it Jul 26, In “Trade Show Model” a pretty young woman believes every man she sees on the street is a stalker. In today’s Japan, a traditional land beset by modern pressures and confusion, image-conscious people just can’t be seen going to hudeo therapist. Contemporary Fiction Short Story Books.