The Resource Lonely hearts killer, Tomoyuki Hoshino ; translated by Adrienne Carey Hurley, (electronic resource)

Lonely hearts killer, Tomoyuki Hoshino ; translated by Adrienne Carey Hurley, (electronic resource)

Label
Lonely hearts killer
Title
Lonely hearts killer
Statement of responsibility
Tomoyuki Hoshino ; translated by Adrienne Carey Hurley
Creator
Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Taking on a subject that is still largely avoided in Japan, this powerful thriller explores the threatposed byan emperor, even in a ceremonial role, to a democratic government.Set in a fictionalisland country, the novelis told from the perspective of a group of young adultswho are embroiledin their private problems of friendship, work, and sex. Much of the plot is revealed though their internet postings, whichgraduallybecome a tool of resistance when the country's popular young emperor dies and his sister is next inline to the throne. In the confusion that follows, martial law is declared and the populace, obsessed with fears about personal and national security, agrees to accept a new authoritarian government.Horrified by the rapid swing in thenation's politics, the main characters confront the brutality that is erodingsupport for basic rights and environmental and humanitarian reforms
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345279
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1965-
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Hoshino, Tomoyuki
Dewey number
895.636
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1968-
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  • Hurley, Adrienne Carey
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True
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  • Authoritarianism
  • Political corruption
  • Emperors
  • Kings and rulers
  • Teenagers
  • Internet
Target audience
adult
Label
Lonely hearts killer, Tomoyuki Hoshino ; translated by Adrienne Carey Hurley, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11330220
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781604862850
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11330220
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Lonely hearts killer, Tomoyuki Hoshino ; translated by Adrienne Carey Hurley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11330220
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781604862850
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11330220
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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