The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida by Clarissa Goenawan
A bewitching novel set in contemporary Japan about the mysterious suicide of a young woman. Miwako Sumida is dead. Now those closest to her try to piece together the fragments of her life.
Ryusei, who has always loved her, follows Miwako's trail to a remote Japanese village. Chie, Miwako's best friend, was the only person to know her true identity - but is now the time to reveal it? Meanwhile, Fumi, Ryusei's sister, is harbouring her own haunting secret. Together, they realise that the young woman they thought they knew had more going on behind her seemingly perfect facade than they could ever have dreamed.
Paperback / 288 pages