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No Longer Human, Volume 2 (No Longer Human #2)

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Furuya's adaptation of No Longer Human takes place nearly seventy years after Dazai's original. Set in modern day Tokyo, Dazai's tale details the life of a young man originally from a well-off family from Japan's far north. Yozo Oba is a troubled soul incapable of revealing his true self to others. A weak constitution and the lingering trauma from some abuse administered b ...more
Paperback, 194 pages
Published December 6th 2011 by Vertical (first published November 22nd 2011)
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Edward Lebowski
Mi sta garbando sempre di più! Non vedo l'ora arrivi Giugno per poter avere fra le mani, e leggere, l'ultimo numero.
Dies Irae
Parte centrale di questa angosciante e strepitosa parabola sul malessere di vivere. Yozo arranca fra stenti e incertezze, vivendo di tormentata quotidianità. La sua incapacità di trovare un ruolo all'interno della società è una spirale nera come la pece che assorbe l'altruistica positività di quanti lo circondano, la corrompe e trasforma in un percorso votato alla completa distruzione. Nota di speranza in conclusione, alla quale è proprio impossibile credere. I personaggi sono talmente veri e tr ...more
Tosh
Part 2 of three parts of the manga "No Longer Human" based on Osamu Dazai's novel of the same name. And when we left our hero from volume one he survived a suicide pact with a lovely - and now how does he live and go on? Well he does of course, but without ruining others and himself as well. Usamaru Furuya is perfectly matched up with Dazai's obsession of life among the edge of total failure. So far part 2 is like watching an accident as it happens. Very enjoyable!
Jasmiina F
Not as good as the first volume but still interesting. It's interesting see how the main characters life isn't just terrible but he also has good moments.
Russell Grant
As good as the first one.
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