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Slow boat : a slow boat to China RMX

Author: 古川日出男, 1966- author. ; Hideo Furukawa; David Boyd
Publisher: London : Pushkin Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Trapped in Tokyo, left behind by a series of girlfriends, the narrator of Slow Boat sizes up his situation. His missteps, his violent rebellions, his tiny victories. But he is not a passive loser, content to accept all that fate hands him. He attempts one last escape to the edges of the city, holding the only safety net he has known - his dreams. Filled with lyrical longing and humour, Slow Boat captures perfectly
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Japanese fiction
Magic realism (Literature)
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Translation of:
Chūgoku yuki no surō bōto RMX.
Tōkyō : Media Fakutorī, 2003
(OCoLC)676002693
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 古川日出男, 1966- author. ; Hideo Furukawa; David Boyd
ISBN: 9781782273288 178227328X
OCLC Number: 958413461
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: Originally published as Chugoku yuki no surō bōto RMX in 2003 ; later published under the title 2002-nen no surō bōto in 2006.
Inspired by Haruki Murakami's short story "A slow boat to China"--Liner notes [Author's notes], page 124.
Description: 124 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Chūgoku yuki no surō bōto RMX.
Slow boat to China RMX
Slow boat to China remix
Responsibility: Hideo Furukawa ; translated by David Boyd.

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Inspired by Haruki Murakami's short story "A slow boat to China"--Liner notes [Author's notes], page 124.  Read more...

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