Shy, lonely and introverted Fuyuko lives alone and fills her days with her job as a freelance proofreader. About to turn thirty-five, she cannot imagine ever having any emotional or successful relationship in her life as it currently stands. She is regularly haunted by encounters of the past. "The Night Belongs to Lovers" is the third novel from internationally bestselling author Mieko Kawakami. Pulsing, poetic, modern and shocking.