No Longer Human

ISBN9780811204811
PublisherW.W. Norton & Company
PublishedJune 1, 1973
Pages177
AuthorOsamu Dazai
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.2 Kg.
Height8.0 in.
Width5.2 in.
Depth0.6 in.

No Longer Human

Osamu Dazai

PAPERBACK

June 1, 1973

The poignant and fascinating story of a young man who is caught between the breakup of the traditions of a northern Japanese aristocratic family and the impact of Western ideas.

Portraying himself as a failure, the protagonist of Osamu Dazai's No Longer Human narrates a seemingly normal life even while he feels himself incapable of understanding human beings. Oba Yozo's attempts to reconcile himself to the world around him begin in early childhood, continue through high school, where he becomes a "clown" to mask his alienation, and eventually lead to a failed suicide attempt as an adult. Without sentimentality, he records the casual cruelties of life and its fleeting moments of human connection and tenderness.

Get No Longer Human by Osamu Dazai and other fiction books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

No Longer Human

Osamu Dazai

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ISBN9780811204811
PublisherW.W. Norton & Company
PublishedJune 1, 1973
Pages177
AuthorOsamu Dazai
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.2 Kg.
Height8.0 in.
Width5.2 in.
Depth0.6 in.

Synopsis

The poignant and fascinating story of a young man who is caught between the breakup of the traditions of a northern Japanese aristocratic family and the impact of Western ideas.

Portraying himself as a failure, the protagonist of Osamu Dazai's No Longer Human narrates a seemingly normal life even while he feels himself incapable of understanding human beings. Oba Yozo's attempts to reconcile himself to the world around him begin in early childhood, continue through high school, where he becomes a "clown" to mask his alienation, and eventually lead to a failed suicide attempt as an adult. Without sentimentality, he records the casual cruelties of life and its fleeting moments of human connection and tenderness.

Get No Longer Human by Osamu Dazai and other fiction books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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