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How Do You Live? By Genzaburo Yoshino

How Do You Live? by Genzaburo Yoshino

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Publishing in English for the very first time, Japan's beloved coming-of-age classic on what really matters in life

The streets of Tokyo swarm below fifteen year-old Copper as he gazes out into the city of his childhood.

How Do You Live? Summary

How Do You Live?: The uplifting Japanese classic that has enchanted millions by Genzaburo Yoshino

Publishing in English for the very first time, Japan's beloved coming-of-age classic on what really matters in life

The streets of Tokyo swarm below fifteen year-old Copper as he gazes out into the city of his childhood. Struck by the thought of the infinite people whose lives play out alongside his own, he begins to wonder, how do you live?

Considering life's biggest questions for the first time, Copper turns to his dear uncle for heart-warming wisdom. As the old man guides the boy on a journey of philosophical discovery, a timeless tale unfolds, offering a poignant reflection on what it means to be human.

The favourite childhood book of anime master Hayao Miyazaki, How Do You Live? is the basis a highly anticipated film from Studio Ghibli.

About Genzaburo Yoshino

Genzaburo Yoshino (1899-1981) was a writer, editor and journalist. In 1935, the writer Yamamoto appointed him editor-in-chief of the 16-book series: A Library for Young Japanese Nationals. How Do You Live? is the final book in this series, bringing in themes of Marxism, antimilitarism and Buddhism.

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NGR9781846046452
9781846046452
1846046459
How Do You Live?: The uplifting Japanese classic that has enchanted millions by Genzaburo Yoshino
New
Hardback
Ebury Publishing
2021-04-08
288
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