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ME review

The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Hoshino Tomoyuki's ME, just out in English from Akashic. (It was also made into a movie, It's Me, It's Me, directed by Miki Satoshi.) The publicity claim for this -- "This novel centers on the "It's me" telephone scam -- often targeting the elderly -- that has escalated in Japan in recent years" -- strikes me as quite misleading: while this (sort of) sets the story in motion, it's really about, and plays out as, something very, very different.
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