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“Rouse Up is a series of linked, meditative stories that examine Nobel laureate Oe’s changing relationship with his adolescent brain-damaged son through the prism…
“[These] ordinary lives . . . are movingly illuminated . . . portraits drawn with affection, insight and that wry humor . . ….
“In writing novels there is no substitute for maturity and moral awareness. Kenzaburo Oe has both.” –Alan Levensohn, Christian Science Monitor