Sputnik Sweetheart Paperback / softback
Sumire is in love with a woman seventeen years her senior.
But whereas Miu is glamorous and successful, Sumire is an aspiring writer who dresses in an oversized second-hand coat and heavy boots like a character in a Kerouac novel. Sumire spends hours on the phone talking to her best friend K about the big questions in life: what is sexual desire, and should she ever tell Miu how she feels for her?
Meanwhile K wonders whether he should confess his own unrequited love for Sumire. Then, a desperate Miu calls from a small Greek island: Sumire has mysteriously vanished...
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 03/10/2002
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099448471
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