Reviews in Japan

http://www.nanamizushima.com/reviews-japan/

Tei Fujiwara’s memoir was published in Japan over 60 years ago under the title –  流れる星は生きている (Nagareru Hoshiwa Ikiteiru), and her book continues to be on the best seller list. On July 1, 2014 Amazon Japan page for the book showed over 60 reviews averaging 5 stars. (Screen shot below of page translated into English)

Snap 2014-07-01 at 15.14.58

 

Why do you think Tei’s story continues to remain popular in japan, sixty years after it was first published?

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