Slow Boat

Product Number: EB00686501
Released: Jun 06, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781782273295
Publisher: Pushkin Press
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Description

A startling novella from the heir to Haruki Murakami and Gabriel Garcia MArquez 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 the urge to get away and the necessity of finding yourself in a world which might never even be looking for you.

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Author(s): Hideo Furukawa
Original Publish Date: Jun 06, 2017

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