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Hit Parade of Tears (Paperback)

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Izumi Suzuki had ideas of how things might be done differently, ideas that paid little the laws of physics, or the laws of the courts. In this new collection her skewed imagination is applied to some classic science fiction and fantasy tropes,



A philandering husbands get bestial punishment from a wife who'd kept her own secrets; time-travelling pop music aficionados stir up temporal bother when their nostalgia carries them away; idle high school students find themselves dropped into a adventure in another dimension, but aren't all that impressed; a misfit band of space pirates find their live on the stars amounts to space; Emma, the Bovary-like character from Terminal Boredom's 'Forgotten', lands herself in another bizarre romantic pickle.



Wryly anarchic and deeply imaginative, Suzuki was a writer like no other, and these 11 stories offer readers the opportunity to explore this singular writer's work further.

Fiction & PoetryFiction in translationFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryScience Fiction Publisher: Verso Books Publication Date: 11/04/2023 ISBN-13: 9781839768491  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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IZUMI SUZUKI (1949 -1986) was a countercultural icon and a pioneer of Japanese science fiction. She worked as a keypunch operator before finding fame as a model and actress, but it was her writing that secured her reputation. She took her own life at the age of thirty-six.

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