Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan: A Phenomenal Surrealist Contemporary About Loss & Identity – Book Review (Asian Fiction)

Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan is an Asian contemporary surrealist fiction novel that is authored by an Indonesian-born Singaporean author and takes place in a fictitious city in Japan. It follows a man named Ren Ishida who goes to Akakawa after learning of his sister’s brutal murder. Upon arriving, he works to wrap up the remnants…