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    Sayonara, Gangsters
    by Genichiro Takahashi, Michael Emmerich

    Sayonara, Gangsters • Read More

    • Language: english
    • Awards: prix Gunzo (1982)
    • Release date: April 1, 2004
    • Publisher: Vertical
    • Genres: fiction, japan, contemporary, asia, literature, novels, poetry
    • Format: hardcover, 311 pages
    • ISBN: 9781932234053 (1932234055)
    • Author: Genichiro Takahashi, Michael Emmerich

    About The Book

    If you’ve ever despaired of expressing yourself, you’ll read Sayonara, Gangsters and understand. Set in a facetious near-future that is both mind-bendingly bizarre and achingly familiar. Sayonara, Gangsters is an inventive novel about language, expression and the creative process that unfolds through hilarious sketches. The peaceful if bizarre life of a poetry teacher is forever transformed by a group of terrorists called “the gangsters” in what is, incredibly, a semi-autobiographical novel.

    On this literary gonzo trip in which a man of letters finds out, too late, that flirting with extremist politics can have unsavoury consequences for one’s mind, we encounter the likes of Virgil, the refrigerator (a memorable three-dimensional character) and “Henry IV” the feline aficionado of books. Endlessly resourceful, relentlessly erudite, but always accessible, Sayonara, Gangsters is a unique masterpiece of literary postmodernism that aims to entertain rather than to intimidate.

    From the outrageous beginning, which reads like an oblique reference to the war on terror but is no such thing (it was written more than twenty years ago), to the sobering, devastating end, through the lyrical, poignant middle, Takahashi’s legendary first novel is candy for your brain. Sayonara, Gangsters is a must-read for all fans of world literature, available for the first time in English.

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