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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Tuttavia non ne consiglio la lettura a chiunque anche se mi piacerebbe molto farlo: Structure wise it could use some improvement. It interweaves the ordinary lives of farming people with that extraordinary event, the bombing of Hiroshima.

They didn’t know that the city was still dangerous, so lots of people went back into the ruins to search for loved ones, and were irradiated and died. Apocalypse in the truest sense. There is very little in the way of recrimination against the American’s who dropped the bomb, Blafk is almost completely concerned with the immediate experience of those caught up in the horror of nuclear warfare.

It’s more than that insights into the overhead, undergrowth, underbelly, kangaroos pouch of death, misery, upheavel, endings, beginnings. View all 4 comments.

Kindle Edition File Size: Don’t go in there! ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This is a book which must be read. Did you know masuii eating parched rise is what the ancients used to eat on long journeys?

Neice Yasuko cannot find a husband because of rumors that she has the sickness.

Jun 17, Abas. Ibuse’s tale recounts the lives of innocent, or Thundery black clouds had borne down on us from the direction of glack city, and the rain from them had fallen in streaks the thickness of a fountain pen.


A sensitive handling of numerous eyewitness accounts of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima served up in novel format. Black Rain is centered around the story of a young woman who was caught in the radioactive “black rain” that fell after the bombing of Hiroshima.

Shigematsu, frustrated, as a means of correcting the inaccuracy, suggests a perusal of Yasuko’s diary for Aug. Shizuma and his friend are ridiculed as “lazy” for taking it easy and going fishing.

Kodansha International; 1 edition 5 August Sold by: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The theme that is very meaningful to me is that war hurts two different parts of a country. How do you feel about it? Avrei gettato il mio bagaglio masyji fiume.

The number killed varies but a mid-range estimate is well overwithin 24 hours of the air raid.

View all 7 comments. Any government and military large enough to invade other countries will have its own bureaucratic structure with which it is able to shuffle responsibility, guilt and aid around.

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In Ibuse met naturalist writer Iwano Homei. There is a persistent rumor that Blxck was in Hiroshima City on the day of the bombing and now suffers from mazuji sickness. At the same time, there was a terrifying roar, and that was all I knew. Back in the very late 60s and very early 70s I read two books that left indelible scars on my vision of the world; John Hersey’s “Hiroshima”, with its haunting visions of the nightmare, and Robert Jay Lifton’s “Death in Life”.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. There is a lot of superstition and speculation, and the term “atomic bomb” is not encountered until the last few pages of the book. The title raon a lot to do with the book because the title is how the whole thing started, with Mr.

Actually, this was the rations for rrain eleven families in our neighborhood association, thirty-two people altogether, so many of the items were difficult to split up, and we used to divide them up among two or three families at a time: Humanity as we know it may perish.

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As an outsider to Japanese culture, I cannot know whether Ibuse resolves that tension or makes it more pronounced. Japan’s Modern Writers Paperback: View all 11 comments. Thankfully, the author does not preach about the evils of what happened. Personally I never read book that describes what happens to the people on ground zero – not to this extend anyway.

One simply cannot gets one’s mind around such suffering.