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Ripples of the Dripping Clocks

ripples of the dripping clocks

A collection of short stories by Keiichiro Hirano, the flagbearer of modern Japanese literature. Using a variety of techniques and themes, this collection shows the bottomless potential of literature.

Short Story: Sneeze
The author main topic of the story, which is also a habitual saying of the author, is “how impossible it is to accurately predict when death will come.” The story follows an extremely weak man who hasn’t sneezed in 30 years. He worries that he might break himself if he ever does.

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