The Character of Rain
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Character of Rain by Amelie Nothomb
Book DescriptionThe Japanese believe that until the age of three children, whether Japanese or not, are gods, each one an okosama, or "lord child." On their third birthday they fall from grace and join the rest of the human race. In Amelie Nothomb's new novel "The Character of Rain," we learn that divinity is a difficult thing from which to recover."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312302481
Paperback / softback
(213mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: St. Martin's Griffin
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publish Date: 23-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Amelie Nothomb
Petronille, Paperback (October 2015)
With wry humor and a deceptively simple style, Amelie Nothomb, the author of over twenty-three best-selling novels tells an unusual story about twin abiding passions: one for champagne, and the other for a riotous friendship between her protagonist and Petronille Fanto, a woman who refuses to drink alone.
Cosmetica del Enemigo, Hardback (September 2015)
Jrme Angust, a bussiness man, is waiting at the airport gate for his delayed flight. He starts reading a book to kill time until an unknown man, Textor Texel, tries to start a conversation with him; despite Jrme's lack of interest in the conversation, he slowly gets involved in a nightmare at the airport.
Sulphuric Acid, Paperback (April 2008)» View all books by Amelie Nothomb
Tells the story of a reality TV death camp, which has become the nation's obsession - an amoral spectacle played out through the media. This book is a satire on the modern predilection for reality television and celebrity, in which the audience at home develops a taste for blood.
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Author Biography - Amelie Nothomb
Belgian by nationality, Amelie Nothomb was born in Kobe, Japan, and currently lives in Paris. She is the author of eight novels, translated into fourteen languages, including most recently "Fear and Trembling" which won the Grand Prix of the Academie Francaise and the Prix Internet du Livre."
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