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Acclaimed Japanese author Yoko Tawada delivers a slim, smart, bleak, funny, surreal glimpse at Japan after a natural disaster. The country has cut itself off from the rest of the world and the only people who can get up and walk around are the elderly. Everybody else has become too weak. This clever look at a possible, poetic near-future is a reminder about mortality and our obligations towards the future.

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