The Last Children of Tokyo by Yoko Tawada

£9.99

Yoshiro thinks he might never die. A hundred years old and counting, he is one of Japan’s many ‘old-elderly’; men and women who remember a time before the air and the sea were poisoned, before terrible catastrophe promted Japan to shut itself off from the rest of the world. He may live for decades yet, but he knows his beloved great-grandson – born frail and prone to sickness – might not survive to adulthood. Day after day, it takes all of Yoshiro’s sagacity to keep Mumei alive.

As hopes for Japan’s youngest generation fade, a secretive organisation embarks on an audacious plan to find a cure – might Yoshiro’s great-grandson be the key to saving the last children of Tokyo?

Add to Wishlist
Add to Wishlist

SKU: 32585-last-children-tokyo-yoko-tawada Categories: ,

Description

 

 

Additional information

Weight 128 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × .8 cm
ISBN

9781846276705

Format

Paperback

Pagination

144 pages

Publisher

Granta Books

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “The Last Children of Tokyo by Yoko Tawada”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You may also like…