The Character of Rain, Paperback Book

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The Japanese believe that until the age of three, children are gods, each one a 'Lord Child'.

On their third birthday they fall from grace and join the rest of humanity.

Narrated by a child - from the age of two and a half up until her third birthday - this novel reveals that the move from deity to ordinary member of the human race can be a very difficult thing indeed from which to recover.

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