Barefoot Gen: a cartoon story of Hiroshima

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New Society Publishers, 1987 - History - 284 pages
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The introduction to this book hit me hard. - Goodreads
Wow. I was not prepared for raw story telling here. - Goodreads
Maybe the introduction was wrong," you think. - Goodreads
I defy anyone to not cry at the ending of this book. - Goodreads
I read the ending, when the bomb finally lands. - Goodreads

Review: Barefoot Gen, Volume Two: The Day After (はだしのゲン (中公文庫―コミック版) #2)

User Review  - Mrdavidpeat - Goodreads

Volume II is, if anything, even more harrowing. The petty jealousy, bitterness and misunderstandings continue, even towards the survivors of the bomb. Read full review

Review: Barefoot Gen, Volume One: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima (はだしのゲン (中公文庫―コミック版) #1)

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

Autobiographical story of a boy growing up in Hiroshima before the A-bomb dropped. In the propaganda-driven ultra-nationalist madness of wartime Japan, Gen's family are reviled as traitors because of ... Read full review


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