The Sound of the Mountain - The Scar, In the Rain, and The Cluster of Mosquitoes Summary & Analysis

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The Scar, In the Rain, and The Cluster of Mosquitoes Summary

The Scar.

One Sunday morning soon after Kikuko's return, Shingo is clearing the yatsude from the base of the cherry tree in the garden when Shuichi comes to help. Shingo is annoyed by his presence, but allows him to help when he learns it was Kikuko's idea. Shingo notes that Shuichi is home on a Sunday when he would normally be with his mistress. Shingo instructs Shuichi to cut some cherry tree shoots as well and then carry the trash to a corner of the garden.

Upon her return to the family home, Kikuko brings gifts for everyone, including an electric razor for Shingo. Everyone in the family is fascinated with the razor, the first machine of its sort to be purchased for the household...

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