Black Rain is centered around the story of a young woman who was caught in the radioactive "black rain" that fell after the bombing of Hiroshima. lbuse bases his tale on real-life diaries and interviews with victims of the holocaust; the result is a book that is free from sentimentality yet manages to reveal the magnitude of the human suffering caused by the atom bomb. The life of Yasuko, on whom the black rain fell, is changed forever by periodic bouts of radiation sickness and the suspicion that her future children, too, may be affected.
lbuse tempers the horror of his subject with the gentle humor for which he is famous. His sensitivity to the complex web of emotions in a traditional community torn asunder by this historical event has made Black Rain one of the most acclaimed treatments of the Hiroshima story.
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March selection for the Stanford Alumni Book Salon--Ibuse wrote this book 24 years after the Allied bombing of Hiroshima. He based his novel on real-life diaries and interviews with victims of the ... Read full review
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Masuji Ibuse's novel of the aftermath of the bombing of Hiroshima is structured around accounts written or reported by survivors of the attack. I was struck by its' very ordinariness, just people ... Read full review
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Kuroi Ame (Black Rain), by Masuji Ibuse, was hailed in Japan as the first true work of art to be inspired by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. ...
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Black Rain (黒い雨; Kuroi ame, ISBN 0-87011-364-X) is a novel by the Japanese author Ibuse Masuji, first published in 1965 and translated into English by ...
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A few works, especially Kuroi ame (1966; Black Rain) by Ibuse Masuji, succeeded in ... Reading Level (Lexile): 900;. Search Britannica for "Black Rain" ...
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