[2024] 多読/extensive reading challenge

I just finished reading ここにないもの.
It’s a philosophy book written as a discussion between two characters, Epsilon and Mu.
Interestingly, it’s aimed at maybe middle schoolers. It has no furigana, but doesn’t use complicated words nor kanji beyond the ones learned in primary education. If you are level 30+ on WK, you can read everything but one single word in this book. (At least I couldn’t read it; I should have looked it up)

The illustrations are extremely cute as well.

Don’t let that fool you, though, that book will make you think hard. Or maybe I’m just to dumb to handle philosophy.
In any case, despite being simple (in terms of writing) and very short, it took me 10 days to read through it. It’s not really a book you can rush through.

With all that being said, I would definitely recommend that book at the beginner book club level. If you care about this kind of topics. No matter how cute, it’s fairly dry otherwise. (So, not for the actual book club)

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