Black Rain

John Bester, Masuji Ibuse

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Inc, Kodansha America

Published: 9th Oct '12


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SKU: 9781568364179



Black Rain is centered around the story of a young woman who was caught in the radioactive black rain’ that fell after the bombing of Hiroshima. lbuse bases his tale on real-life diaries and interviews with victims of the holocaust; the result is a book that is free from sentimentality yet manages to reveal the magnitude of the human suffering caused by the atom bomb. The life of Yasuko, on whom the black rain fell, is changed forever by periodic bouts of radiation sickness and the suspicion that her future children, too, may be affected. lbuse tempers the horror of’

Additional information

Weight 0.29 kg
Dimensions 116 × 182 mm
Page Count 304