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The Boy in the Earth - Fuminori Nakamura, Allison Markin Powell
The Boy in the Earth
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Fuminori Nakamura’s Akutagawa Prize-winner plunges us into the depths of a young man’s winding, troubled psyche.An unnamed taxi driver in Tokyo has experienced a rupture from his everyday life. He cannot stop daydreaming of suicide, envisioning himself returning to the earth in what soon become... show more
Fuminori Nakamura’s Akutagawa Prize-winner plunges us into the depths of a young man’s winding, troubled psyche.An unnamed taxi driver in Tokyo has experienced a rupture from his everyday life. He cannot stop daydreaming of suicide, envisioning himself returning to the earth in what soon become terrifying blackout episodes. His live-in girlfriend, Sayuko, is in a similarly
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616955946 (1616955945)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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3.0 The Boy in the Earth
For such a tiny, tiny book, 'The Boy in the Earth' takes a long time to develop, but when it does....Our narrator is a taxi-driver in Tokyo, a job he fell into because he likes the solitude and lack of intimacy. He's depressed and his suicidal thoughts are getting worse and he has dreams of being sw...
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