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Death sentences

Death sentences

Author: Chiaki Kawamata; Thomas LaMarre; Kazuko Y Behrens
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
A young poet, Who May, pens one disturbing poem after another until he creates a poem that can kill, which sparks a "magic poem plague" when copies are mailed to all of his friends.

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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chiaki Kawamata; Thomas LaMarre; Kazuko Y Behrens
ISBN: 9780816654543 0816654549 9780816654550 0816654557
OCLC Number: 759909871
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: Translated from the Japanese.
Description: xxiii, 267 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: The tracker --
Another world --
The gold of time --
Undiscovered century --
The shade of the shadow of light --
Voyagers --
The final chapter: Oblivion.
Other Titles: Genshi-gari.
Responsibility: Kawamata Chiaki ; translated by Thomas Lamarre and Kazuko Y. Behrens ; foreword by Takayuki Tatsumi.


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"A hard-boiled, sharply surreal fable about the power of the written word." -William Gibson "Deeply rich in atmosphere and idea, Kawamata's first novel to be translated into English was a bestseller Read more...

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