No Longer Human

No Longer Human

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Graphic Novel - 2011
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Revives the literary masterpiece of the same name in modern-day Tokyo. Beautifully rendered through Usamaru Furuya's striking visuals, this adaptation of Osamu Dazai's self-destructive semi-autobiography draws an eerie parallel to Furuya's own life as a struggling cartoonist. Considered a classic in Japan, Dazai's No Longer Human (New Directions, 1973) 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.
Publisher: New York : Vertical, [2011]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781935654193
1935654195
Branch Call Number: 741.5952 FURUY
Characteristics: 154 pages : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Dazai, Osamu 1909-1948. Ningen shikkaku.

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