When Mei Tachibana was a primary school student, she was unfairly blamed for the sudden death of her […]
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I am going to be honest with you here and admit straight up that I stole the idea […]
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Komi Shōko is attractive and intelligent, and wildly popular with her fellow high schoolers – but she suffers […]
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Japan, 1921, during the reign of the Taisho Emperor (1912-1926). Tamahiko Shima grows up in an economically privileged […]
So it’s the New Year, and amid all the resolutions, to-do lists, and “that was the year that […]
Depression beginswith thoughts of you – fool to thinkI was strong enough ©Copyright Brendan E Byrne 2022. All […]