[Reading] ➸ Death of a Salaryman By Fiona Campbell – 1sm.info

Death of a Salaryman Wonderfully Surreal And Painfully Real, This Is The Story Of A Japanese Salaryman Who Loses His Job At A TV Corporation On His Th Birthday And Slips Through To A Different Layer Of Society In A Shadowy World Where Curious Characters Show Him The Way A Traveling Salesman With A Passion For Elvis, A Pachinko Pro With Dreams Of Returning To Hawaii, And A TV Producer Who Will Stop At Nothing To Get His Big Break Kenji Sets Off On A Roller Coaster Ride Of Misadventures Via A Bizarre Chain Of Happenstance Including Being Struck By Lightning While Wielding A Golf Club He Finds Himself Responsible For A Bizarre TV Reality Game Show Against All Odds, The Salaryman Dies To Be Reborn As A Human Being Fresh, Original, And Funny, This Astonishing Debut Novel Brilliantly Captures The Fast Changing Culture Of Japan And Its Surreal Underside In An Engaging Portrait Of An Ordinary Man Battling With The Contradictory Demands Of Contemporary Life

10 thoughts on “Death of a Salaryman

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    Suddenly pushed out of his job for life, Kenji gradually builds a new life for himself in reality TV The character of Kenji s wife was an implausibly unpleasant cardboard cutout, and several of the other characters were poorly drawn and just seemed to be pushed around into var

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    Thought food We arethan our jobs salaries if one is nothing existentially without the job , then you re fired.Why it lacks a star and a half star and of my usual five realists might pounce upon the apparent westernish Japan Lack of research perhaps, but it is fiction and thus forgivable

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    Haiku Review Carefully observed Portrait of an every manWho strikes it lucky.

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    After 22 years of dedicating himself to a TV corporation and exactly on his 40th birthday, Kenji Yamada was fired His life changed drastically from then on No, to be exact, his life actually begun the moment he became unemployed Throughout his journey of searching for a new job, he met people some odd who

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    Terrible book written by someone who obviously understands nothing about Japanese culture Though it s clear that she had been to Japan, evidenced by her unbalanced overly detailed descriptions of a few key places in the book, I wonder if she actually ever talked to a Japanese person while she was there It s disappoi

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    Intriguing journey of a salaryman and his life ionce he loses his job, sime lovley characters and insight into the japaese culture

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    Der Arme tut einem so leid und dann hat er endlich Gl ck, da tut er einem och mehr leid Aber dennoch tolles Buch Verlieren mit Charme D

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    Poorly researched novel return Couldn t finish it too many mistakes about Japan and Japanese life.

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