Fire from the Ashes

Japanese stories on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

selected and edited with an Introduction

by Kenzaburo Oe (Prix Nobel)

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The Nobel laureate selects and introduces nine compelling stories by Japanese writers on the A-Bomb and its aftermath in Japanese society from 1945 to today. This is a unique collection in Japanese as well as in English, and many of the writers represented were nuclear survivors.

Includes works by four major Japanese women writers, Yoko Ota, Ineko Sata, Kyoko Hayashi and Hiroko Takenishi, as well as works by Masuji Ibuse and Mitsuharu Inoue.

204 pages Paperback

"Searing reportage."

THE INDEPENDENT (London)

"Clarity that serves to deepen the sadness." N.Y. TIMES

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FIRE FROM THE ASHES

ISBN 0-930523-10-5 Retail Price: UK 6.99 / US $10.95

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