ISBN: 978-1-908968-44-9
Внешнее покрытие издания: в обл.
Тираж издания: 2000
Фамилия автора в заголовке: Murakami
Инициалы автора (личного имени (имен)): R.
Код отношений (роль соавтора в издании): 070 Автор
Основное заглавие: Popular Hits of the Showa Era
Первые сведения об ответственности: R. Murakami
Последующие сведения об ответственности: Translated from the Japanese by R. McCarthy
Место издания: London
Издатель: Pushkin Press
Дата издания: 2013
Объем издания (количество страниц): 191
Высота, см.: 20
Определитель УДК: =111-31
Полная форма имени (имен) и отчества: Ryu
Индекс УДК: 821.521
Статус записи (Тип информации): В наличии
Ширина, см: 12,8
Толщина, см: 1,6
Вес в граммах: 190
Артикул: 2540002

A darkly satirical tale of the generation and gender gaps in Japanese society, Ruy Murakami`s Popular Hits of the Showa Era is a literary karaoke act combining manga and street culture It`s a set-up like a video game: two rival gangs fight to death for the control of a Tokyo district. In one gang, six young losers committed only to drinking, voyeurism and karaoke singing, in the other six tough independent older women. From ambush to revenge, both groups are gradually decimated until the ultimate showdown. In Murakami`s inimitably brutal and brilliant style, Popular Hits dissects the gender and generational conflicts of contemporary society in a hilarious satire. Murakami is mercilessly funny as he tracks his characters` evolution from twits to scholars of guerrilla warfare` New Yorker `One of the funniest and strangest gang wars in recent literature` Booklist Ryu Murakami`s Popular Hits From the Showa Era is translated from the Japanese by Ralph McCarthy and published by Pushkin Press Born in 1952 in Nagasaki prefecture, Ryu Murakami is the enfant terrible of contemporary Japanese literature. Awarded the prestigious Akutagawa Prize in 1976 for his first book, a novel about a group of young people drowned in sex and drugs, he has gone on to explore with cinematic intensity the themes of violence and technology in contemporary Japanese society. His novels include Coin Locker Babies, Sixty-Nine, Popular Hits of the Showa Era, Audition, In the Miso Soup and From the Fatherland, with Love. Murakami is also a screenwriter and a director; his films include Tokyo Decadence, Audition and Because of You.

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