Synopses & Reviews
From the creator who brought you notable works such as The Flowers of Evil, Happiness, and Inside Mari, comes a new
suspense drama centering on the theme of a toxic parent.
Dive into this latest thriller by master storyteller, Shuzo Oshimi.
Ordinary middle school student Seiichi Osabe receives love and care from his mother Seiko.
Until one summer an incident changes the family dynamic forever.
This is a story of a mother's love that has gone too far....
Beset by mental images of his mother, Seiichi flees from Fukiishi's embrace and returns home. Safety and reconciliation aren't the only things that await him there, however.
The Osabes have become one big happy family again...but at what cost?
Shuzo Oshimi's masterfully nuanced tale of familial horror continues to tighten its grip on the minds of its characters and readers alike.