Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids

Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids

Book - 1995
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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.
ISBN: 9780714529974
0714529974
Branch Call Number: FIC OE, KENZABURO
Characteristics: 189 p. ; 23 cm.

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Hattusa
Oct 13, 2017

Gruesome; and a book that will/may make you angry.

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mclarjh
Aug 08, 2016

Powerful, terrifying.

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