The Ghosts of Nagasaki

The Ghosts of Nagasaki One night a foreign business analyst in Tokyo sits down in his spacious high rise apartment and begins typing something The words pour out and exhaust him He soon realizes that the words appearing on

  • Title: The Ghosts of Nagasaki
  • Author: Daniel Clausen
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 382
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • One night a foreign business analyst in Tokyo sits down in his spacious high rise apartment and begins typing something The words pour out and exhaust him He soon realizes that the words appearing on his laptop are memories of his first days in Nagasaki four years ago Nagasaki was a place full of spirits, a garrulous Welsh roommate, and a lingering mystery Somehow he m One night a foreign business analyst in Tokyo sits down in his spacious high rise apartment and begins typing something The words pour out and exhaust him He soon realizes that the words appearing on his laptop are memories of his first days in Nagasaki four years ago Nagasaki was a place full of spirits, a garrulous Welsh roommate, and a lingering mystery Somehow he must finish the story of four years ago a story that involves a young Japanese girl, the ghost of a dead Japanese writer, and a mysterious island He must solve this mystery while maneuvering the hazards of middle management, a cruel Japanese samurai, and his own knowledge that if he doesn t solve this mystery soon his heart will transform into a ball of steel, crushing his soul forever Though he wants to give up his writing, though he wants to let the past rest, within his compulsive writing lies the key to his salvation Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Kindle Edition, 250 pages Published August 29th 2012 by ghostsofnagasaki first published June 22nd 2012 More Details ASIN B00941Z1T6 Edition Language English Other Editions 2 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book The Ghosts of Nagasaki by Daniel Clausen Author Release date Aug 29, 2012 Enter for a chance to wi

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    • Daniel Clausen

      Daniel has wanted to be a writer ever since he was in elementary school.He has published stories and articles in such magazines as Slipstream, Black Petals, Spindrift, Zygote in my Coffee, and Leading Edge Science Fiction and many others He has written six books The Sage and the Scarecrow a novel , the Lexical Funk a short story collection , Reejecttion short story essay collection , Reeje Daniel has wanted to be a writer ever since he was in elementary school.He has published stories and articles in such magazines as Slipstream, Black Petals, Spindrift, Zygote in my Coffee, and Leading Edge Science Fiction and many others He has written six books The Sage and the Scarecrow a novel , the Lexical Funk a short story collection , Reejecttion short story essay collection , ReejecttIIon A Number Two, short story essay collection , Something to Stem the Diminishing short story essay collection , and The Ghosts of Nagasaki a novel

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    • Sorry this review is long overdue, and probably still won t be what the book deserves.This book deserves your time and your full attention You will feel the tug of invitation to get lost in it and to maybe not even question where you re being taken, although you will never be too sure where you re being taken And for sure you ll wonder about your tour guide, our protagonist But you ll hope that he figures himself out and finds what he needs So, you like to write No, I say honestly Sorry this rev [...]


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    • That s when the girl stands up and says, I ve seen the ghosts I see the ghost of my uncle all the time In fact, he s standing right over there I carry him with me wherever I go And she points.The class goes silent Despite all outward appearances, it s not a silence born of surprise.In this haunted country, ghosts are everywhere, like cherry blossoms and Starbucks.The American narrator of this book spends much of his time hanging out in Japanese pubs with his expat pals He is a business a [...]


    • Brilliant What a great, surprising read Clausen is another self published author who makes me proud to be a self published author I would put The Ghosts of Nagasaki up on the shelf next to any renowned modern literary work Well, except for that damned print on demand glossy cover I despise the aesthetic of the default glossy cover But everything between the pages, ah, that s another story Literally.The ghosts of the The Ghosts of Nagasaki are both memories and than memories [...]


    • Ghosts of Nagasaki by Daniel Clausen may not seem so at first, but is a unique expat tale It begins with long dramatizations of the typical party expat lifestyle, as the narrator along with his partner in crime the Welshman spend most of their time getting drunk in Nagasaki bars It s a familiar introduction to anyone who has lived abroad, especially in Asia While the job aspect is briefly covered something about being a kind of business analyst there s the ESL teaching aspect as well More th Gho [...]


    • A young American financial analyst returns to his Tokyo apartment one evening and begins, for no obvious reason, to write He starts with his arrival in Japan, four years earlier, at the age of 22, to work as an English teacher in Nagasaki We re back in a noisy group of heavy drinking young expat teachers, and our narrator is as smashed as the rest of them But there is something a little reflective about him As he recounts his life as it was in Nagasaki, we learn that he had a childhood A young A [...]


    • This wonderful novel swept me up in a godlike fist and deposited me in a Japan that was somehow familiar to me, despite my never having been to Japan, and discomfortingly alien at the same time I then found my hand being taken by a kabuki cast of ghosts, dragons and metaphors made flesh and led through a series of worlds some allegorical, some as brutally physical as dirt, but all with a drunken, hallucinatory sense of the familiar The journey managed to be both deeply disturbing and somehow Thi [...]


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