By Wahei Tatematsu,Lawrence J. Howell
Set in rural Japan because the top of the bubble economic climate, Distant Thunder tells of a farming village progressively effaced through urbanization, corruption, and greed. After Matsuzo Wada has bought off the family's land and left his spouse for an additional lady, his son Mitsuo is decided to aid himself and his mom within the conventional demeanour, farming.
All that is still of his ancestors' lands is a hothouse, during which he grows tomatoes to promote to the housewives the close by condominium complicated, outfitted on a former rice box. while his early life pal, Koji, turns into entangled in an adulterous love affair which eventually destroys him and people round him, Mitsuo starts to determine how the town's hedonistic excesses are laying to waste not just the panorama, but in addition the communal and familial bonds and the values that after sustained them all.
Translated from eastern via Lawrence J. Howell and Hikaru Morimoto.
Read Online or Download Distant Thunder: A Novel of Contemporary Japan PDF
Similar contemporary literary fiction books
Novellas via Y. A. E. includes works by way of Youssouf Amine Elalamy, often referred to as Y. A. E. , translated from French into English for the 1st time. A Moroccan in big apple tells the story of a tender guy looking to make feel of 2 cultures which likely couldn't be extra contrary, but, are on many degrees, quite a bit an analogous.
„Peter wollte sie damals nur beschützen und jetzt . .. hielt er seine Hand um ihren Hals und drückte langsam und immer fester zu. Marybeth sah schon alles verschwommen, bis sein Gesicht schließlich ganz in der Dunkelheit verschwand . .. “Als das erste Päckchen mit den menschlichen Körperteilen auf dem Revier in San Francisco eintraf, machte sich Detective Nick Sutton mit seinem staff sofort auf die Suche, nach dem Absender.
Superbly written, brilliantly saw and eventually positive, this novel through one in every of New Zealand's best writers powerfully captures these instances whilst demise places lifestyles on carry. Sheff is upset with journalism and, with plans to trip in another country, chucks in his activity. yet first he is going south to Alexandra, the place his father is demise.
En kold og glat februar aften kører en ung kvinde ud foran et tog i sin familiebil. Det ligner en ulykke, males en betjent tilkalder alligevel kriminalbetjentene. Kriminalkommisær Bruno Hansen og hans assis-tent Lars Andersen igangsætter en undersøgelse af omstændighederne omkring ulykken. Pia Holm er retsmediciner og lever det frie, ukomplicerede liv, indtil en morgen hun obducerer en ung kvinde.
- El mercader de alfombras (Libros del Asteroide) (Spanish Edition)
- Losing Michael Malone
- Don Quixote (Texts and Translations)
- Blackout (German Edition)
- Recapitulation (Penguin Modern Classics)
Extra resources for Distant Thunder: A Novel of Contemporary Japan
Distant Thunder: A Novel of Contemporary Japan by Wahei Tatematsu,Lawrence J. Howell