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Medium   by Kenzaburo Oe

category Literature & Fiction
ISBN: 0330344358
Books Registered: 6
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Written by Kenzaburo Oe, a winner of Nobel Prize in literature, based on his personal experience, this novel is the milestone of his literature and an impressive record of seeking salvation. It tells the story of Bird, a father caught in the ethical dilemma due to the birth of his disabled son. He dreamed to take the adventure tour in Africa and was afraid to be troubled by the baby but dared not to kill the baby. Therefore, he chose to escape. Bird left his newborn in the hospital and wished the baby die of asthenia while he stayed with his lover Himiko and paralyzed himself with sex and alcohol.


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6 Copies Registered


Registered by sleone of Oakland, California USA on 3/7/2004

Current status: travelling This book has not been rated.


Registered by Camy75 of -Paris 17e, Ile-de-France France on 4/24/2010

Current status: travelling Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by Tokyo of Hamilton, Ontario Canada on 8/19/2002

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Registered by garofalo-lover of Lexington, Kentucky USA on 1/19/2003

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Registered by cormac of Johnstown, Pennsylvania USA on 1/21/2003

Current status: permanent collection Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by topsywoemount of Roswell, Georgia USA on 4/21/2005

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