By Kenzaburō Ōe

From Nobel Prize winner Oe comes the tale of Marie Kuraki, a jap girl with a grin like Betty Boop's, who has turn into a saint to a gaggle of Mexican farm staff. even if Marie is an unbeliever looking for religious peace, she embarks on a trip brought on through a chain of non-public tragedies, together with the deaths of her husband and sons.

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He peers inside, checks behind him and, relieved, climbs aboard. just then, with a sneer like Nearsighted Magoo (the old man in the TV cartoon), a junior high school boy hiding in the seat behind the driver sticks his head out. The child leaps bacfv takes offas soon as hisfoot hits the ground, and is hit by a truck moving around the bus. . There was a reason those Nearsighted Magoo eyes were as vivid as if I were seeing them in a daydream. After the accident, at that same bus stop, I spotted the boy who'd been picking on Michio for months, refusing to leave him alone.

At the police station we heard the eyewitness reports, from which I'll piece together an account of what happened. The boys took a taxifrom the station to the place where the paved walk among the summer villas ends, andfrom there they entered the grove of oak and camellia trees. They found some obliging stu­ dents who hoisted the wheelchair onto the narrow path through the woods and then pushed it over the roots and other obstacles to theflagstone trail along the cliffby the sea. Mi'chi'o was an easy­ going, likable boy before the accident; hi's engaging smile and manner must have been effective in recruiting volunteers.

A child, no bigger than a bean, is about to get on a bus. He peers inside, checks behind him and, relieved, climbs aboard. just then, with a sneer like Nearsighted Magoo (the old man in the TV cartoon), a junior high school boy hiding in the seat behind the driver sticks his head out. The child leaps bacfv takes offas soon as hisfoot hits the ground, and is hit by a truck moving around the bus. . There was a reason those Nearsighted Magoo eyes were as vivid as if I were seeing them in a daydream.

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