Convenience Store Woman Summary
Sayaka Murata

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Convenience Store Woman Overview

Convenience Store Woman is a novel by Sayaka Murata. The novel's story is a strange, compelling, and charming critique on society’s hypocrisy, the illusion of normalcy, and the pressure to conform. The short novel tells the story of Keiko Furukuru, a 36-year-old woman who defies cultural expectations by being unmarried and remaining devoted to her low-level job as a convenience store worker in Japan. The story follows the unsettling and comical result of an exasperated attempt to please her friends and family.

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