Nip the Buds, Shoot the KidsBook - 1995
The first novel by Japan's most celebrated living writer, Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids recounts the exploits of fifteen teenage reformatory boys evacuated to a remote mountain village in wartime.When plague breaks out, their host abandon them and flee. However, the boys's brief, doomed attempt to build autonomous lives of self-respect, love and tribal valour inevitably fail in the reflux of death and the adult nightmare of war.
Publisher: London ; New York : Marion Boyars, 1995.
Branch Call Number: FIC OE, KENZABURO
Characteristics: 189 p. ; 23 cm.