Page Turners Book Club
Program Type:Books & Authors
Join us for our book club geared towards readers of fantasy, sci-fi, and adventure!
Our discussion this month will be on "Uzumaki" by Junji Ito on Monday, November 21, 2022 at the Oakland Library from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Please register at the Oakland Library or contact Andrew Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
"Kurozu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world. It manifests itself in small ways: seashells, ferns, whirlpools in water, whirlwinds in air. And in large ways: the spiral marks on people's bodies, the insane obsessions of Shuichi's father, the voice from the cochlea in your inner ear. As the madness spreads, the inhabitants of Kurouzu-cho are pulled ever deeper, as if into a whirlpool from which there is no return..."