Chiaki Kawamata

Chiaki Kawamata is one of Japan's foremost writers of speculative fiction, author of numerous celebrated (and award-winning) novels and manga. He is also a distinguished literary critic. Dystopian Surrealist.

"Critics sometimes referred to works as 'intoxicating,' but that was rhetoric. But a prose poem that actually exerted a narcotic effect on its readers ... (Ridiculous!) ... there was no such thing as spells or enchantments ..."

from Death Sentences

 


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Words That Kill: Kawamata Chiaki’s “Death Sentences”


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