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Blood Electric: The New Japanese Cyberpunk Classic

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A fatal collusion of drag embryos and DNA angels in Cadaver City ignites the circuitry of the ADAM Doll... dogs of zero waging gene war in Placenta World, chaos unleashed by the digital vampires of Sato Corporation, nano-junk virus pandemic."Blood Electric" is a devastating loop of language from the Tokyo avant-garde, with stylistic experimentation akin to Artaud or Burrou ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 15th 2002 by Creation Books
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Made DNA
This book is AWFUL! I do NOT recommend it. [...:]
This book is unequivocally unintelligible. I am not trying to say the writer's ability to convey a story is terrible, what I am trying to say, it is not in any comprehensible form that is able to keep the reader's attention. This book is written (purposely) in irregular English that has been

1) translated from the original Japanese by a computer (as a Japanese to English translator, I know when a document has been translated by a machine, and thi
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ryn
Mar 19, 2008 ryn rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: AI researchers, transhumanists
Shelves: experimental
the text is torrent-of-consciousness vs thrown-down load of [hard]core code. the scattershot plot is coming-of-a[n]ge[l] by nasc[enti]ent AI. this book begs for bibliomancy like "exoskeleta that decrease when ecstasy is archived". i do believe this Kenji lives in InfraRed satori.
Eric
It's machine code.
Saturnina
This one's a weird one. I'm undecided on whether this is just randomly generated nonsense, or if the author actually sat down and wrote this all down because it somehow made sense to him. I might actually be leaning towards the former, but nevertheless, I cannot help but like this book in a way. With more effort put into it, it could have actually made sense, and I like the style of it. While the "punctuation" seems to bother some people, I feel it fits. And some sequences of words just end up s ...more
Marc Uterus
fucking stupid bullshit. spare yourself.
Padraig MacIain
Kenji has an incredibly complex writing style that is linguistically bizare. Mind you, he is part of a new wave writing school, Mondo Bizaro is memory serves.

Story is ..... hidden in this book.
Krask
Feb 12, 2008 Krask added it
I bought it. I read some of it. I didn't understand it at all.
Robertmcelaney
weird and inspiring design wise
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A Japanese avant-garde artist who is currently bombarding the internet with wave upon wave of highly experimental, uncompromising, progressive, intense prose. His is a writing style that not only breaks with tradition, it severs all cords, and can only really be compared to the kind of experimental writing techniques employed by the Surrealists, William Burroughs and Antonin Artaud. Embracing the ...more
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