Here’s a book with some great surroundings, hot sex scenes, but unfortunately not very interesting plot.
Kaminishi by Jan Suzukawa
I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
I know what you might think, I wrote I won’t be reviewing romances, etc. But it’s JAPAN! It’s kind of my weakness :D. If some random person walked through my door right now and told me – you and I are going to Japan right now – I’m in! Imagine all the manga 😀 the lovely places you could see, the food!
But, let’s go back to the book.
Kaminishi is basically a love story. A young student, Michael, somehow finds himself in mid-nineteenth century Japan. And what’s better – he finds the man whose face he was drawing and dreaming about.
There are some things I really liked in this book. First of all – the place (yes, I know we’ve established that already) but it goes in pair with the time. All the descriptions of Edo period Japan, the cultural references, a bit of language here and there it all makes a perfect atmosphere for the story. You almost feel you’re there. Continue reading “Through time and cherry blossoms”