A Tale for the Time Being Read-Alikes

If you liked A Tale for the Time Being, check out these books also set in Japan:

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If You Follow Me
Malena Watrous
Hoping to outpace her grief in the wake of her father's suicide, Marina has come to the small, rural Japanese town of Shika to teach English for a year. But in Japan, as she soon discovers, you can never really throw away your past...or anything else, for that matter.
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The Teahouse Fire
Ellis Avery
The story of two women whose lives intersect in late-nineteenth-century Japan, The Teahouse Fire is also a portrait of one of the most fascinating places and times in all of history-Japan as it opens its doors to the West.
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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Haruki Murakami
Japan's most highly regarded novelist now vaults into the first ranks of international fiction writers with this heroically imaginative novel, which is at once a detective story, an account of a disintegrating marriage, and an excavation of the buried secrets of World War II.
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