Als Takashi erfährt, daß er HIV-positiv ist, reist er mit zwei Freunden in ein Land, wo man den Göttern näher ist: nach Ägypten, Reich der Toten und der Sonne in einem.´Sly´, nach dem gleichnamigen Song von Massive Attack, ist eine berückend sinnliche Meditation über die Liebe, das Leben und den Tod.
The New York Daily News has called Asleep ´´enchanting, surreal...Yoshimoto brings readers to another powerful, atmospheric place´´. Demonstrating again the artful simplicity and depth of her vision, Banana Yoshimoto reestablishes her place as a writer of international stature in a book that may be her most delightful since Kitchen. In Asleep, Yoshimoto spins the stories of three young women bewitched into a spiritual sleep. One, mourning for a lost lover, finds herself sleepwalking at night. Another, who has embarked on a relationship with a man whose wife is in a coma, finds herself suddenly unable to stay awake. A third finds her sleep haunted by a woman against whom she was once pitted in a love triangle. Sly and mystical as a ghost story, with a touch of Kafkaesque surrealism, Asleep is an enchanting new book from one of the best writers in contemporary international fiction. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Zeller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/021882/bk_adbl_021882_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.