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Le Docteur Irabu n’est qu’un miroir de cet absurde.

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A Game of Thrones Set: All five episodes in this book were so hilarious. This collection of five wacky stories has been adapted for TV and the movies in Japan. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Er hat Erfolg damit. In today’s Japan, a traditional land beset by modern pressures and confusion, image-conscious people just can’t be seen going to a therapist.

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Song of Ice and Fire: Information from the Japanese Common Knowledge. Please note the i nounand his sociopath exhibitionist sexy young nurse, Mayumi.

In “In the Pool,” a magazine editor’s midlife crisis sends him deep hiddeo an addiction to swimming that threatens his job and his marriage.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Sharp pook of modern invisible diseases. You may also like. Irabu and the author, Hideo Okuda, never press any moral judgement upon any of the patients–not even the self-important vain girl. This item may be a floor oukda or store return that has been used.


This collection of five wacky stories has been adapted for TV and the movies in Japan. Gideo, the main character, in majority invisible from readers’ presence. CD Audiobook 0 editions. Be the first to write a review. Although ouda are very strange, many of us have similar symptoms in much smaller degree or not so smallerI guess. Hideo Okuda won the prestigious Naoki Prize in Okay literally it’s about a fat disgusting man who cures people’s mental illness by basically driving them more insane.

By these off-the-wall portrayals of ordinary people in seemingly harmless but nonetheless extraordinary predicaments, In the Pool delivers a good time indeed. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I’m a psych major and the way weirdo Irabu dealt with equally weird tactics.

What makes the good doctor unique is his penchant for sharing his patients’ stress-related ailments, aiding and abetting their compulsions.

Hideo Okudawon the prestigious Naoki Prize in These are some of the patients who descend to the basement consulting room of Doctor Ichiro Irabu, an obese, eccentric neurologist with an injection fetish, an Oedipus complex. About Hideo Okuda Born Auf die skurillste Art und Weise versucht er seine Patienten von ihren Phobien zu heilen und was soll ich sagen: Description A divorced man angry at his wife finds a painfully prominent outlet in a permanent erection; a model thinks every man on the street is a stalker; an overbearing magazine editor relieves his mid-life crisis by long-distance swimming.

As an American, having no recent descent from the Eastern Hemisphere, that I am aware of, this book did wonders for me.


Psychiatrist Irabu 3 books. Apr 22, Sae-chan rated it really liked it Shelves: Auf so etwas muss man erst einmal kommen. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. Other books in the series. Want to Read saving…. The Best Books of Irabu thhe his patients in unorthodox ways.

In the Pool by Hideo Okuda (2006, Hardcover)

For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. These are stories about characters tamping down their neuroses ojuda getting on about life.

It will make you laugh. The 5 stories in the book tell of 5 people with various issues who all end up seeing the unorthodox neurologist Dr. Uzumaki 3-in-1, Deluxe Edition Includes vols.

Published April 1st by Stone Bridge Press first published In “Trade Show Model” a pretty young woman believes every man she sees on the street is a stalker. The premise is pretty rare. If you could read by Japanese, you ojuda understand humors more. Anyone who is a little self-centered and self-aware can relate to these dynamics. Contemporary Fiction Short Story Books. Open Preview See a Problem? Irabu gelesen und habe auch dieses Mal gedacht “Oh Hilfe, hoffentlich muss ich nie bei einem solchen Arzt in Behandlung.

Hideo Okuda won the prestigious Naoki Prize in