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By Takehiko Fukunaga

Outdoors Tokyo, a tuberculosis medical institution within the village of okay has a six-bed ward that the narrator, an aspiring poet, stocks with a pupil of linguistics and budding author named Shiomi. After the obdurate Shiomi insists on present process a deadly surgery and dies within the approach, notebooks happen in his bed-sheets. Flowers of Grass unfolds because the narrator reads them, asking himself if Shiomi's loss of life used to be a type of suicide, and studying the main points of his past due friend's nice loves: for a brother and sister, either one of whom reject him.

Fukunaga himself spent seven years getting better from tuberculosis following international battle II, and drew on his personal studies to create a completely discovered portrait of a tender guy of fastidious intelligence and nice sorrow, and the way it really is attainable, seeing fact from the aspect of dying and depression, to nonetheless pick out lifestyles.

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