Meet Keiko…. Keiko is 36 years old. She’s never had a boyfriend, and she’s been working in the same supermarket for eighteen years. Keiko’s family wishes she’d get a proper job. Her friends wonder why she won’t get married.
But Keiko knows what makes her happy, and she’s not going to let anyone come between her and her convenience store. The 2019 surprise smash hit by Sayaka Murata – who has quickly emerged as of the most celebrated of the new generation of Japanese writers.