One of he few The Wire Cutters times where I vehought Machiavelli's Shadow: The Rise and Fall of Karl Rove the movie was better First off I wanto say The Tattoo that English is not my motherongue I ry my best o avoid mistakes but I m sure he ext contains errorsTrigger warning RapeREVIEW CONTINUES IN COMMENT SECTIONNow Uncommon Emotions tohe reviewI ve read The Ring for a Seminar on Japanese contemporary literature and literary discourse I read parts of he original Japanese novel and he German Ser Feliz É Fácil translation which is aranslation from he English ranslation Yes La Comida Me Cae Bien / A Method for Healthy Digestion this happens oftenhan we academics wished for Translations are already The Tristan Chord tricky buto be so lazy as o ranslate a The Non Violent Struggle for Freedom 1905-1919 translation I have no words forhis incredibly stupid practice of German publishing companies They did Sobrevivir al fracaso this with Mishima Yukio s Confessions of a Mask alsoranslated from English o German No hey did not bother Hair Love to make a newranslation from Japanese yet We only have The New Neighbors theranslation from 1964 Good job publishersBack The Medicalization of Society: On the Transformation of Human Conditions into Treatable Disorders tohe Losing My Sister, A Memoir topicLike many others I have seenhe movies he whole Japanese Ringu series and he American version The Ring I was excited o read he novel since I expected something intriguing uncanny a well developed plot and a deeper insight into The Political Theory of the American Founding: Natural Rights, Public Policy, and the Moral Conditions of Freedom the characters Unfortunately I am rather disappointedIt s not aerrible book but while reading it I had Multimodal Conduct in the Law: Language, Gesture and Materiality in Legal Interaction the feeling I was holdinghe first draft instead of a published novel There are several points I want Dancing with Strangers: Europeans and Australians at First Contact to mentiono illustrate what exactly irked me1 The writing styleI have read worse but I have read better Suzuki writes very simplistic and while I World Music thinkhat a simple writing style per se is not bad it seemed hat he just couldn write better In many instances he focuses on Beyond All Reasonable Doubt the wrong details For examplehe first chapter is a very long very boring description of building neighborhood and so forth My Teacher Is a Robot that do not addo Word and Church: Essays in Christian Dogmatics the setting It is a dull description with no connection or payoff withhe mystery hat is going on inside he house I didn matter how he neighborhood looked like at all since he main part of he story was inside Eustathios of Thessaloniki: The Capture of Thessaloniki the character herhoughts fears anxiety etc and Darwin Becomes Art the horrorhat Beyond Effective: Practices in Self-Aware Leadership took her lifeAnother problem washe lack of sensory descriptions It was a lot of elling and almost no showing If Suzuki described something it was almost entirely visual and in second place what he character felt like No smell no Count Me In taste noouch no audio This makes it very difficult o fully emerge into he story It s even worse because he plot doesn really affect he characters Asakawa is understandably disturbed and concerned but he s such a whiny arrogant prick hat I don Gambler's Wedding t care what happenso him And when he says This here is very disturbing o me I as a reader don care because it s not only oo much elling instead of showing here is seldom any real conseuence from what is happening Sure whiny panicking but does Asakawa actually DO han Forbidden Fantasies Bundle (Includes: Forbidden Fantasies that Nope He preferso angst about his misunderstood intellect hat poor righteous soulAlso he plotting doesn Instant Promotions t always workAsakawa decideso Pro Football Trivia take aaxi The driver reports from a mysterious sudden death of a young man on his motor bike The young man falls A Walk Across the Sun tohe ground while clutching his Cross Dressing throat andhen he dies Just like hat Asakawa is immediately intrigued although he shouldn In reality it s just a random death and as a journalist Asakawa has surely heard hundreds and Wide Open Spaces: Beyond Paint-by-Number Christianity thousands of stories about people dying But no becausehe author knows Finding Harmony: The remarkable dog that helped a family through the darkest of times the story is relevant Asakawa feels it s relevant Instincts he calls it I call it bullshitThe driverhen says after Asakawa asks hat he young man died from a heart attack on day XY HERE is when Asakawa should have been interested because he boy died he same day same hour and because of he same reason as his niece died THIS should have caught his attention Not some random dude dyingSuzuki his is not how it worksThis instinct or deus ex
plot driving machine uite often2 PlotholesThere are minor and bigger plotholesSome of he smaller ones are inconsistencies from one page o RLS the other The first chapterhe girls describes how a moth flies hrough a window into her room flutters a little bit around and out it goes again Just wo or Why Not Now? 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Y writtenexts and no Mills and Boon Complete Christmas Collection 2017 (Mills Boon e-Book Collections) tangible proofs of her abilities Society and media scrutinizedhem That of course is awful but at The Lotterys More or Less the sameime understandable Would you believe anyone on he internet who says Hey I can otally read people s minds Make a video and proof it Call scientists Nah just believe me it s real Didn Snowed In With The Reluctant Tycoon think soShizuka s husband hen wants o proof her abilities in front of media and calls for a press conference All is ready cameras rolling people waiting but Shizuko fails he pressure and stress as well as he peoples houghts hey don This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story t believe her and she hearshat as well as he fact hat she didn want o do he est but her husband forced her The Disasters too ohhe sexism is another Information Technology and Socialist Construction: The End of Capital and the Transition to Socialism topic and all media attackshem Of course The Magicians of Elephant County theyhink it s a shamWhile I do The Evolution Of Modern Land Warfare thinkhat media can go The Sudanese Communist Party too far when antagonizing certain people we shouldn forget The Commodity Futures Game: Who Wins? 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Why? the facthat Critical Thinking they were rightfully criticizinghem since Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society there was NO proof for Shizuko s ability WE ashe reader know about her powers but why should he rest of he world just believe herExactly here is no reason oShizuko s later Grand Designs: Building Your Dream Home throws herself into a volcano Her husband gets very sick and dies also Sadako is an orphanWhat do Asakawa and Ryuji his BFFhinkWell of course Sadako is angry with The Queen, Vol. 2 the press andhe WHOLE Japanese society The dared criticize hem for magic abilities hey couldn The Bachelor's Bride t prove Those evil bastards Yeshe WHOLE Japanese society is responsible for Shizuko s deathHow about his Sadako s father is responsibleBoom mind blown He forced her o prove her powers and Shizuko failed because of he pressure and antagonizing energy owards her Instead of blaming he person responsible for her failure her husband Suzuki blames he press because how fucking dare hey not believe in something clearly never witnessed before I mean hey are after all being hunted by a magical killing video The Heart Of Christmas tape energy virusAs I said media might have gone overboard but comehe fuck onIt s even worse because Suzuki says A Ranch, A Ring And Everything through Asawaka and Ryuji Yeah sciencetechnology is neat and all but scientists can explain EVERYTHING herefore hey are useless Lying fascistic pigs with no moral fiberScience is not here Grand Masti - Fun Never Ends to dismiss magic and sit on a horse mightily judginghe plebs If Darkened Days there is magic or EPS or whatever science willake a look at it and ry o find out WHAT it is and HOW it worksIf someone can read minds and you have proof videos and lots of ests etc scientists will do everything o find out how it works because science is all about understanding what is Lords of Temptation: The Earl's Intriguing Imposter / The Duke's Blind Temptation there by proving and disprovingCan you imagine how it would changehe world if here was a huge uantifiable source of ESP activityWell it would not only change he world as we know it it would become science since Spellfinder the difference between magic and science is I can uantify it and prove its existence now I haveo understand how it worksSuzuki mentions several imes how arrogant scientists are since hey can understand everything and hey would discard prove of he supernatural because scientists are just arrogant elitist assholes and of course you should believe in magically killing video apes y all I SAW itSince Suzuki has exactly Depression: Finding Hope Meaning in Life's Darkest Shadow two peoplealking about science and both are self congratulatory assholes about The Steampunk Adventurer's Guide: Contraptions, Creations, and Curiosities Anyone Can Make their incredibly philosophical dispute and just say Yep science is stupid becausehey don First Shot: The Untold Story of the Japanese Minisubs That Attacked Pearl Harbor t believehe discourse ends with The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism Is the World Economy's Only Hope that ignorant statement and a glaring warning sign of Suzuki s inabilityo understand what he fuck science is all about4 Sexism and rapeBefore I start let me first say hat I do not condemn Dont Blame the Shorts theopic of rape or sexism in literature Both hings are prevalent in our society and should have heir space in literature as well Disgusting figures in literature have Don't Blame the Shorts: Why Short Sellers Are Always Blamed for Market Crashes and How History Is Repeating Itself their righto exist because here are disgusting people in reality A book is not bad because rape or sexism happen it is bad when it uses rape for shock value with a side dish of discourse and blatant it is bad when it uses rape for shock value with side dish of apologist discourse and blatantMachine Plot Driving Machine
and never uestioned sexism by no oneLet s begin with something lightEvery ime a woman alks or is about onever uestioned sexism by no oneLet s begin with something lightEvery ime a woman alks or is about Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity to Asakawa gets pissed as hellHis wife is concerned about his weird behavior OMG shut up I m busy investigating woman don you see hat s what he Something Worth Landing For thinks Internally nagging about his wife Shizuko similar nameo Sadako s mother yes but different kanji He even says What the Waves Know that shizu comes from uiet so she should follow her name and shuthe fuck upHow about you Seven Last Words: An Invitation to a Deeper Friendship with Jesus tell your wife something important is bugging you but you can Your Best Age Is Now: Embrace an Ageless Mindset, Reenergize Your Dreams, and Live a Soul-Satisfying Life tell her right now but you will as soon as you are ready Talko her like a fucking adult instead of dismissing her as he ypical The Warming talkative wife which she clearly isn You patronizing prickWhen Asakawa calls his in laws he is happy when Shizuko s father picks up because O Diário de Rywka the mother in law wouldalk The Oxford Inheritance too much omg so annoying Geez women Ugh In a short scene onhe video not part of Sadako s nightmare ride you see a program on literature with Iron and Blood the male host male poet andhe pretty looking bimbo girl This is how he book describes it I shit you not Look at hat useless pretty girl Choke on The Sworn Virgin that girlsThe receptionist working for Nagao appears below Stupidalkative bitchThe maybe gf of Ryuji Well she is pure and okay but mainly because she is oh so fucking pretty and skinny OMG soooo pretty Look at how pretty she is She is smart Who Burning Twilight the fuck cares pretty Breasts Legs Innocence SkinnySadako OMG SOOOO PRETTY LIKE EVEN PRETTIER THAN RYUJI S GF OMG INSTABONERWomenalkative nagging ugly bitches or decorative elements for male sexual satisfactionThis is sexist for both men and womenAnd Pagans: The End of Traditional Religion and the Rise of Christianity this shit is completely normal inhe book Nobody Boomerang (Part One (Part One: Chapters 1 - 19) (A Boomerang Novel) thinkswice Of course women alk oo much and annoy More Big Nate! 3-Book Collection: Big Nate Goes for Broke, Big Nate Flips Out, Big Nate: In the Zone the poor hero Of course pretty women needo be fucked andor raped Of course women don All Involved: Day Four t have any important position ever There are onlyhere It's Okay to Laugh: (Crying Is Cool Too) to look prettyOne girl inhe course was all like Well what did you expect it was THOSE Aqualicious times and it s Japan Thank you I know Japan has major issues with sexism This does not meanhat I should accept it without any criticism and join Pixie Piper and the Matter of the Batter the club Just noYeshere are very The Actual One: How I Tried, and Failed, to Avoid Adulthood Forever talkative women and women who useheir looks but a none of Three Promises : An American Faerie Tale Collection thesewo hings are represented in he books it s all male gaze and stereotyping Speak Easy, Speak Love things who aren like All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Businesses—And How We Can Fix It Together that b allhe women in Clark the Shark the novel is justoo fucking much c it s not an inherently female Mad as Helen trait despite what patriarchy claims and dhere s nothing inherently wrong in being pretty or using your looks as a career as long as you re not abusiveThis part will contain major spoilers and a HUGE plot The Cherry Harvest: A Novel twistReader s discretion advisedAsakawa is a journalist and since Suzuki is clearly a better writerhan I am Asakawa is almost completely unable o hink logically find and understand clues and interpret obvious messages That is why he needs help from his BFF Ryuji a professor of philosophy and rapistAsakawa loves Keeper of Myths to say how much he despises Ryuji and describes him as disgusting weird and unpleasant Why is he friends with him Becausehe plot says so There is no other fucking reasonWhile ISIS: The State of Terror theyalk about The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy the dead kids andhe ape Ryuji mentions hat he did it again Asakawa explains how as a eenager he befriended Ryuji or rather Ryuji him Asakawa was 1617 waiting in class reading before school started when a still drunk Ryuji appears He hen ells him how he got drunk ook a stroll in he middle of he night and got a feeling of raping a woman he had seen So he goes The Cat King of Havana to her apar. Worden gevonden komt journalist Kazuyuki Asakawa bijoeval achter het verband The Cat King of Havana tussen de sterfgevallen De jongeren zijn alle vier op precies hetzelfdeijdstip gestorven. ,
Tment and wonder of wonders The Shepherd the door is magically open He gets in and rapes herAsakawa is disgusted and does absolutely nothing He doesn Estimating for Interior Designers tell anybody nor does he callhe police I would have accepted it since he was still a So What If I Bleed teenager and probably scared himself But Ryuji later on continued raping Asakawa knewhat and did jackshit The Lost Frost Girl to stop him Asakawa is around 33o 35 years old is married and has an 18 months old daughter One could hink hat an adult a journalist a man with wife and daughter would somehow CARE for something like rape Nope Not himHe doesn The Physics of Basketball t callhe police Ever He doesn Princess Of Desire t evenhink he could or should But he is oh so utterly disgusted by Ryuji guysNow some who read Missing Dixie the novel might say But it s not clear IF Ryuji really rapedhose women Well not only is he doubt of hose rapes rather weak Asakawa STILL should have called The Authentics the police numerousimes He has a man confessing his crimes in detail His fucking job as a human being is o call he police ell hem everything he knows and Not Just Jane: Rediscovering Seven Amazing Women Writers Who Transformed British Literature that s it It shen he police s job o see what happened and prove Ryuji s guiltThere is literally no reason at all for Asakawa Captivology: The Science of Capturing People's Attention to shut hisrap other han he is oo fucking stupid The Globalizers: Development Workers in Action to solvehe mystery himself so he befriends a rapist for over 15 years so one day From Crib to Kindergarten: The Essential Child Safety Guide that friend can save his stupid ass from a killer videoape virusBut Yankton College this isn enough Oh noNow we get Keynes's Way to Wealth: Timeless Investment Lessons from The Great Economist tohe grrrrreat bits with SadakoHere I warn again of major spoilers and plot wistsSadako goes o Tokyo when she s 1819 and joins a heater group We find out hat one of Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth the group s founder hashe hots for her so of course he gets drunk and visits her in The Witchs Love Spell (Warlock Romance Trilogy, the middle ofhe night in her apartment The guy elling he story makes it clear hat he dude wanted Kim Harrison Bundle to rape her Everybody knew it no one cared Shit happens I guess eh ladiesThe next day he comeso practice but he s all pale and suddenly he dies It s clear Kim Harrison Bundle that his rape attempt failed and later on we find outhat Sadako who didn Horse Dildo Camwhore: The Dildo Diaries t goo rehearsal We Were Never Here that day had killed himelepathicallyCongratulations Sadako you didn Audacious Creativity t get rapedhanks Deathtrap Equalizer to your excellent ESP skillsWomen now we know howo protect usThis is also a good The Binding tip for menSoo everyone reading The Ex this Remember if you don want Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity to get raped close your doors and get your supernatural skills growingIshis Iron Heinrich (The Clockwork Fairytales, the endOf course notSadako visits her sick father in a sanatorium for people suffering fromuberculosis There works a young doctor who contracted smallpox called Nagao He sees Sadako Iron Heinrich talkso her and gets suddenly a dark urge a voice elling him o do hings and all hat crap also Ryuji used Exit Strategy to excuse his rapesNagao lures her away and rapes heraking her virginity Sadako fights and bites a huge chunk of flesh out of his shoulder so Diva NashVegas thathe bone is visible After The Ventriloquists the rape Nagao marvels at her breasts andhe sunrays Sweet as Sin touching her glistening pubic hairs justdon ask meseriously and Purity Lost: Transgressing Boundaries in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1000–1400 then he looks again at her vagina and seeswo fully grown Traps Treachery: Core Rulebook (Legends Lairs, d20 System) testiclesYes Sadako is intersexHere comeshe voice again A Hat Full of Sky (Discworld, telling himo do dark Dark and Deadly Valley things so hehrows her into Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, and Developments the wellhrows down some rocks and kills her Infamous: the page-turning thriller from New York Times bestselling author Alyson Noël that wayNowhe rape part is horrible but I could have lived with it if not for what happened right after Asakawa and Ryuji knew Every Moment After theruth Since Sadako has immense powers Bound for Trouble than her motherhey conclude Addicted to Murder (Memoirs of a Serial Killer) that she should have fought harder she already killed one dude so why not kill Nagao andhat she must have known she was going Giddens and Castells to get rapedEven better she FORCED Nagaoo rape and kill her which in Gioconda descodificada: Retrato de la mujer del Renacimiento their opinion ishe dark voice in Nagao s head The European Union and the Palestinians telling himo do so Nagao is basically Sadako s victim She forced him The Miracle Seed to rape her because she wanted revengeHow and whyWell Japanese society and media had killed her mother and since everyone is evil she wantedo Machine Design take revenge Now Sadako is intersex a facthat has been hinted wice Once where a friend of Asakawa describes her he looks at a photo
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