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Cult X

Fuminori Nakamura

Cult X

by Fuminori Nakamura

  • 359 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cults,
  • Criminals,
  • Terrorism,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFuminori Nakamura ; translated from the Japanese by Kalau Almony
    ContributionsAlmony, Kalau, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL873.5.A339 C8513 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination505 pages
    Number of Pages505
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26958662M
    ISBN 101616957867
    ISBN 109781616957865
    LC Control Number2017043255
    OCLC/WorldCa1002289959

      'Cult X' Asks How Easily You — Yes You — Might Be Taken In Some of the sex scenes in Fuminori Nakamura's new novel Cult X will disturb you — but that's beside the point, because the book has. A Library Journal Best Book of Praise for Cult X "You'll think about Nakamura's questions long after you've closed his book's covers. He uses the conventions of a genre to prop up a tent for big ideas about groupthink and individual responsibility. If you feel a few frissons along the way? Consider how easily you might be seduced into a.

    Cult X | The magnum opus by Japanese literary sensation Fuminori Nakamura, Cult X is a story that dives into the psychology of fringe religion, obsession, and social disaffection. When Toru Narazaki's girlfriend, Ryoko Tachibana, disappears, he tries to track her down, despite the warnings of the private detective he's hired to find her. Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, published by St. Martin's Press in , is the first novel by Douglas novel popularized the term Generation X, and is a framed narrative, in which a group of youths exchange heartfelt stories about themselves and fantastical stories of their creation.. Coupland released the similarly titled Generation A in September Author: Douglas Coupland.

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This An intriguing book about politics, religion and sex/5. Cult X, translated into handsome, unadorned English by Kalau Almony, pushes the boundaries of the thriller genre to an extreme degree.

Nakamura has written a daunting, challenging saga of good and evil on a Dostoevskian scale/5(22). Inspired by the sarin gas terrorist attack on the Tokyo subway, Cult X is an exploration of what draws individuals into extremism. It is a tour de force that captures the connections between astrophysics, neuroscience, and religion; an invective against predatory corporate consumerism and exploitative geopolitics; and a love story about compassion in the Brand: Soho Press, Incorporated.

The magnum opus by Japanese literary sensation Fuminori Nakamura, Cult X is a story that dives into the psychology of fringe religion, obsession, and social Toru Narazaki’s girlfriend, Ryoko Tachibana, disappears, he tries to track her down, despite the warnings of the private detective he’s hired to find her.

The magnum opus by Japanese literary sensation Fuminori Nakamura, Cult X is a story that dives into the psychology of fringe religion, obsession, and social disaffection.

Written by Fuminori Nakamura, translated by Kalau Almony — Cult X is an ambitious novel, one that pushes boundaries and redefines what crime fiction can be.

At pages, it’s also the size of a house brick, with a huge amount of information crammed into the beautiful hardcover pages.

Cult X (Book): Nakamura, Fuminori: "The magnum opus by Akutagawa Prize-winner Fuminori Nakamura, Cult X is a story that dives into the psychology of fringe religion, obsession, and social disaffection. When Toru Narazaki's girlfriend, Ryoko, disappears, he tries to track her down, despite the warnings of a private detective he's hired to find her.

Ryoko's past is shrouded in. Cult X is a sprawling tale of two warring cults, one marked by Libertine excess, and the other by Spartan minimalism, inspired by the cult responsible for the Tokyo Gas Attacks of the mids.

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Goodis Award for Noir Fiction and the prestigious Akutagawa Prize. About Cult X. The magnum opus by Japanese literary sensation Fuminori Nakamura, Cult X is a story that dives into the psychology of fringe religion, obsession, and social disaffection.

When Toru Narazaki’s girlfriend, Ryoko Tachibana, disappears, he tries to track her down, despite the warnings of the private detective he’s hired to find her. Cult X is also very much about Japan and the country’s self-image in the aftermath of World War II and onward through the end of the 20th century The talent for character and existential themes that won Nakamura’s previous novels praise comes through here, but both are weakened by a plot that exists less to answer questions than to provide a 3/4(5).

• Some of the sex scenes in Fuminori Nakamura's new novel Cult X will disturb you — but that's beside the point, because the book. The magnum opus by Japanese literary sensation Fuminori Nakamura, Cult X is a story that dives into the psychology of fringe religion, obsession, and social disaffection.

When Toru Narazaki’s girlfriend, Ryoko Tachibana, disappears, he tries to track her down, despite the warnings of the private detective he’s hired to find her.

Cult X written by Fuminori Nakamura, translated by Kalau Almony Thirteen years after the Tokyo subway sarin gas attack and four years after its initial publication in Japan, Akutagawa Prize-winning author Fuminori Nakamura’s CULT X considered by his following to be his magnum opus has finally been translated (thanks to Kalau Almony.

But the cult isn’t what he expected, and he has no idea of the bubbling violence he is stepping into. Inspired by the sarin gas terrorist attack on the Tokyo subway, Cult X is an exploration of what draws individuals into extremism.

It is a tour de force that captures the connections between astrophysics, neuroscience, and religion; an invective against predatory corporate. Cult X is ambitious and big; it's also flawed -- from the presentation of some of the philosophy to some of the writing to the unwieldiness of aspects of the plot.

It remains intriguing however, and those that can overlook the ugliness of some of the ideas and. Toshi released the book Brainwash ~Comeback from 12 Years of Hell~ (洗脳 ~地獄の12年からの生還~, Sennō ~Jigoku no nen Kara no Seikan~) on Jwhich talks about his leaving X Japan, being "brainwashed" via violence and abuse, reuniting with X.

Cult X Fuminori Nakamura, trans. from the Japanese by Kalau Almony. Soho Crime, $ (p) ISBN MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. ADVERTISEMENT. MORE FROM PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. Writers. A Japanese Bestseller, with overcopies sold A LitHub Most Anticipated Crime, Mystery, and Thriller Title of A Library Journal Best Book of Praise for Cult X "You'll think about Nakamura's questions long after you've closed his book's covers.Caveat lector: Some of the explicit sex scenes in Fuminori Nakamura's new novel Cult X will disturb you.

Whether that's because they embarrass you or turn you on or both is very much beside the point A doomsday cult called Aum Shinrikyo, led by a man named Shoko Asahara, planned and carried out the fatal attacks — in large part to prevent police investigations into .Inspired by the sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway, Cult X is an exploration of what draws individuals into extremism.

This multi-faceted novel is nothing less than a tour de force, capturing the connections between astrophysics, neuroscience, and religion.