AUTHOROe, Kenzaburo, Ed.
TITLEFire from the Ashes
PUBLISHERReaders International
CITYLondon, England

This anthology contains nine short stories written by victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The different voices express the experience in literary terms. An introduction by Kenzaburo Oe meditates on the development of Japanese bomb literature, and describes many of the prominent bomb authors. The stories vary in literary merit, but convey the human side of the experience, and like Hersey’s Hiroshima, show what it was actually like when the bombs exploded.

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