Editorial Reviews. Review. “This painful and very beautiful book gives two powerful : Black Rain (Japan’s Modern Writers) eBook: Masuji Ibuse. : Black Rain (Japan’s Modern Writers) (): Masuji Ibuse, John Bester: Books. (Black Rain ) The importance of the name of the bomb may seem ineffectual, but he seems to dwell on finding out what caused this type of destruction.

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Innocent, unarmed people killed and mangled by a weapon that could kill the entire planet. Their replies are polite, oblique and always unrealistic. The only thing that survived were the eels who were seen swimming up the river a day before the surrender was given. Was she corrupted blaack her exposure to it?

When the smoke cleared again, we found that the obstacle was a corpse clasping a dead baby in its arms The journal entries read very much like non-fiction and I believe the author made a lot of use of survivors’ real life diaries and documents what happened in such a blacl of fact and unsensationalised way that it becomes very poignant. Why Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Set up a giveaway. P Snow is on the cover of my edition saying that it’s “A major work of art,” which is nice to see.

His novelistic values are rooted in Japanese tradition, depicting village lives with their unpretentious mix of customs, blzck, and peculiarities; he smoothly contrasts humor with horror, dystopia with hope.


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Even the explosion itself is gone back to, over and over, in an attempt to get the words right. The contrast between the description of beauty and horror give the book much of its power. This, even as he must deal with the untraditional problem of his niece.

Shizuma made many remarks about how mqsuji the opposition would have only waited a while longer they would not have had to drop the bomb because the country was internally falling apart. A must-read for a hands-on account on the implications of war. The first is the military, which was not really talked about, and then there is the civilians.

People will pull through for themselves and family before they think about what is going to happen to the way that they live. Humanity as we know it may perish. Could it, in short, be fashioned raon a work of art? It’s hard to read. It only takes seconds!

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I felt a wave of searing heat. It was strange that the people felt any remorse at all for losing the war when the government that they mazuji supposed to believe in left them homeless and without any food. Naked blackened figures face down in the street, literally melted into the asphalt. In he mazuji his most well known work, Black Rainwhich won him international acclaim and several awards including the Noma Prize and the Order of Cultural Merit, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a Japanese author.

Audible Download Audio Books. The answer is both sides. To have an open mind and to be able to accept new ideas is crucial when you look at people from a different type of background and way of thinking.


Ibuse writes raib unforgettable account of ordinary lives trying compass enormity.

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Shizuma and his friend are ridiculed as “lazy” for taking it easy and going fishing. Another time he feels it was all stupid. I also watched the film that sprung from the book. You would think they had suffered enough without the addition of such harmful gossip from their fellow countrymen.

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There is a lot of superstition and speculation, and the term “atomic bomb” is not encountered until the last few pages of the book.

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