Author:Nosaka, Akiyuki

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THE CAKE TREE IN THE RUINS

By: Nosaka, Akiyuki

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Pushkin Collection: 2018

Seller ID: RWARE0000046775

ISBN: 1782274189

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Intensely moving stories that tell of the absurd violence of war, and tende rly depict the animals and children caught in its vortex. In 1945, Akiyuki Nosaka watched the Allied firebombing of Kobe kill his ado ptive parents, and then witnessed his sister starving to death. The shockin g and blisteringly memorable stories of The Cake Tree in the Ruins are base d on his own experiences as a child in Japan during the Second World War. They are stories ... View more info