Slow Boat

A startling novella from the heir to Haruki Murakami and Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Trapped in Tokyo, left behind by a series of girlfriends, the narrator of Slow Boat sizes up his situation. His missteps, his violent rebellions, his tiny victories. But he is not a passive loser, content to accept all that fate hands him. He attempts one last escape to the edges of the city, holding the only safety net he has known - his dreams.

Filled with lyrical longing and humour, Slow Boat captures perfectly the urge to get away and the necessity of finding yourself in a world which might never even be looking for you.

Product Overview
ISBN 9781782273288
Categories Anthologies, BX, Fiction, New Arrivals, Short Stories and Poetry
Author(s) Hideo Furukawa , Translated by David Boyd
Pages 128
Format Paperback
Dimensions 12.9cm x 1.0cm x 19.8cm
Weight 0.136 kg