Eli Graded Readers: Botchan - Natsume Soseki, Introduction, notes and activities by Alastair Lamond
Young Adult ELI Readers: 80 page fully-illustrated book + audio CD with extensive narrated excerpts from the book. Level A1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
Eli Graded Readers: Botchan - Natsume Soseki - Summary:
Botchan is a novel written in 1906. It is considered to be one of the most popular novels in Japan.
A Tokyoite known only as Botchan thinks teaching a bunch of high-school yokels in the sticks will be simple-after all, they’re essentially living in yesteryear.
But our narrator soon learns that he is surrounded by schemers and tricksters and that the teaching job that should have been a walk in the park is more like a walk off a plank. Can he survive and make it back to civilization on Moral Fibre alone?