In honour of the 100th birthday of Osamu Dazai, Usamaru Furuya retells his most important work No Longer Human in modern day Tokyo where modern vices can bring ruin to the self-loathing. Dazai's 1973 masterpiece details the life of a youth whose traumatic past renders him incapable of revealing his true emotions. Now told through Furuya's eyes, this tragic tale of loathing and suicide is taken to new levels of dismay. No Longer Human is considered Dazai's masterpiece and ranks as the second-best selling novel in Japan.
Vertical, paperback, 194 pages, published October 2011
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 26 July, 2011.