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Barefoot Gen, Volume Seven: Bones into Dust

(はだしのゲン / Hadashi no Gen - 10 volumes #7)

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Cartoonist Keji Nakazawa was seven years old and living in Hiroshima in the early days of August 1945 when the city was destroyed by an atomic bomb dropped by the United States. Starting a few months before that event, his ten-volume saga Barefoot Gen shows life in Japan after years of war and privations, as seen through the eyes of seven-year-old Gen Nakaoka.
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Paperback, 259 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Last Gasp (first published 1974)
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Pakinam
Aug 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
وجع القلب مع جن لا ينتهي😔
جزء من أجمل أجزاء السلسلة ..مش بس بيوضح معاناة جن وأصدقائه المستمرة لكن أيضاً بيلقي الضوء علي بعض الاحداث السياسية في اليابان و محاولة الامريكان التعتيم عن أثار القنبلة وأيضاً عن معاناة الكوريين من أجل اليابان و تأثرهم بالقنبلة النووية..

جن بيفقد في هذا الجزء أمه، أغلي الناس عنده..محاولاته البسيطة كي يسعدها في أواخر أيامها كانت من أرق وأجمل و أصعب ما يكون:(

الجزء السابع من أصل عشر أجزاء من هذه السلسلة القريبة جداً لقلبي ..
تجعلني أضحك قليلاً و أبكي كثيراً ..لكن أهم حاجة إنه
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Islam Ahmed
May 19, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
الجزء ده كان فيه بعد سياسي جميل جدا بالتزامن مع الرسالة الإنسانية اللي بيقدمها
نوري
"أمريكا واليابان كلتاهما مخطئة، إذًا لما تُعاقب اليابان فقط". ...more
Gláucia Renata
Oct 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Cada novo volume série traz um aspecto ou consequência da trágica explosão da bomba atômica. Aqui conheceremos a forma como os EUA atuou a fim de esconder do mundo o resultado desastroso e irreversível na vida de milhares de civis, através da censura, serviços de espionagem e "inteligência" e o uso da tortura e assassinato.



Histórico de leitura
26/09/2017

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"- E aí, Musubi. Estou bem?"
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Rasha
Jul 19, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
جِن وريوتا وأكيرا وكوجي في مواجهة العالم ⁦❤️⁩
واحد من أفضل أجزاء السلسلة ⁦❤️⁩
Tatsuhiro Sato
Jun 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Americans and there true harsh and evil plans comes to knowledge of Gen and Ryuta. A-BOMB finally took Gen Mom away from her. Koji returns home a few days before Mom's death. Gen brokes down completely after this. But he stood up once again the injustice and wrong bravely .... ...more
بُشْرَىٰ - Bushra

إقتباس : في الحقيقة مِنَ يجب قتلهم، هم من يريدون إقامة الحروب .
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' . الجزء السابع من #سلسلة_جن_الحافي .. ما خلفته القنبلة من عذاب، مُعاناة وألم لازال مستمر لذلك يجتهد جن في محاربة اليأس والمعاناة، يحاول جاهدا طباعة قصة السيد هيراياما عن القنبلة الذرية ونشرها في اليابان والعالم . يسعدُ قلبه بعودة أخيه ولكن فراق الأحبة ووداعهم يثقل روحه. فينهض من جديد بهمة عاليه عندما يتذكر حديث والده وهو يقول له "جن ، القمح يُخرج براعم خضراء حتى في الشتاء القارس، ويداس عليه كثيراً ولكنه ينمو إلى أعلى قوياً ويُ
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Rahmadiyanti
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Dalam pengantar di buku-buku sebelumnya, Nakazawa menulis kesedihan dan kegeramannya saat pergi ke krematorium untuk mengumpulkan abu ibunya yang wafat pada tahun 1966, 21 tahun setelah bom atom dijatuhkan di Hiroshima. Nakazawa syok, karena tak menemukan sisa tulang di abu ibunya. Efek radiasi bom ternyata telah menggerogoti tulang-belulang sang ibu hingga hancur.

Kisah kematian sang ibu disampaikan Nakazawa di buku ketujuh ini. Gen sempat tak menerima kenyataan ibunya telah wafat. Ia b
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Teguh
Jan 07, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Di buku ketujuh, Gen berusaha menerbitkan buku berisikan memoar bagaimana bom atom merusak segalanya. Namun persoalan pertama adalah percetakan. Tidak ada percetakan. Namun mereka punya ide untuk menerbitkan dengan memanfaatkan orang-orang di penjara. Dan kebutuhan kertas disokong oleh Tuan Park, orang Korea yang juga membenci keputusan perang Jepang.
Setelah buku terbit, Gen mendapat permasalahan dengan otoritas sekutu amerika yang melawan mereka. Dan ujung-ujungnya, Gen pura-pura gila biar bisa
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Asser Mattar
Jan 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
There is no justification whatsoever for war crimes.
Sara Shemes
بعد الركود فى الجزئين السابقين
عودة إلى التألق فى هذا الجزء
Talaat
مؤلمة جدا هذه الأحداث
لماذا يقتل الاخ أخاه بهذه السهولة ودون اكتراث للعواقب هذا ما فعلته أمريكا في اليابان بإلقاء القنبلة النووية
Mustafa Al Nasheet
الأجزاء الأولى أقوى نسيبا من الأجزاء الأخيرة .
Derek
Apr 17, 2016 rated it liked it
This was my least favorite 'Gen' title of the lot and where the story starts to meander a bit too far. One particular aspect that is becoming wearisome is the constant physical violence between characters. I understand that slap-stick is used to supposedly appeal to young male readers (though it's really just propagating the idea that it's socially acceptable for men to be violent, because "boys will be boys") but it's hard to take a collected work about peace seriously when you have its protago ...more
Dustyloup
Jan 06, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A bit disappointing after the excellent volume 6. It's too bad that the book they publish about hiroshima is the same story that Gen has already told- without variation. On the one hand, the repetitive nature of this series is important because it hammers home some of its main ideas...which also makes it a negative aspect. there is still a lot of movement in thus volume - the return of one member and the loss of another. We see that Gen is willing to do just about anything for his family (includ ...more
Juan Manuel
Oct 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
In a nice little self referential and self reflexive stunt, Gen and Ryuta attempt (and succeed) publishing the story of the A-Bomb written by their friend Papa. Through this and some other of the regular antics the book offers greater reflections on censorship, prisons, espionage and the early seeds of the cold war.
As I mentioned before, the further into the story we get, the darker and more mature its topics become. Yet it keeps its character's positive and optimistic demeanor. Yes, it may some
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Tally, The Chatty Introvert
More characters, more problems, and Kimie is actually getting worse. Gen's doing his best to help his family and get food on the table, and to help Papa get his book about the war and the bomb published before he dies. Gen and friends run afowl of the military and it's a tense situation I couldn't wait to get through, because i had to know what was supposed to happen to our heroes.

All in all, it's been four years since the bomb and things are trickier as far as survival goes. Their older brother
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Blair
Mar 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
The life of Gen and his friends Ryuta, Katsuko, Natsue and Musubi changes once Gen and Ryuta get a sewing machine. This gives opportunity for Katsuko and Natsue to sew and produce clothing to sell. Life seemed a little better but at this point, everyone should know that happiness never sticks around for too long. Gen, now grown older, goes to school and hates how old teachers still praise imperial Japan by singing the military japanese anthem. Gen's mother, affected by the radiation, is dying an ...more
Youssef Mamdouh-يوسف ممدوح
و تستمر المتعة و تتزايد الأحداث و الصعاب التي يمر بها جِن.. رغم طول هذه السلة المكونة من ١٠ أجزاء و ان كل جزء يزيد عن ٢٠٠ صفحة إلا أني
لحد دلوقتي محستش نهائي بأي ملل و انا بقرئها و لسه كمان هكمل قراية الأجزاء الباقية.. للي ميعرفش السلسله فهي سلسلة مانجا بتتكلم عن قنبلتين النوويتين اللي تم ضربهم من امريكا علي اليايان ف الحرب العالمية.. و عن معناة جن و أصدقائة و أسرته من أثار القنبلة دي سلسلة أكثر من رائعة.. 👌💚✨
#الكتب_مينج
nur'aini  tri wahyuni
volume kali ini emosional sekali. Gen akhirnya berhasil menerbitkan buku tulisan "Papa" Ryuta yg isinya sungguh menyentuh, mengembalikan kenangan hari ketika bom Hiroshima jatuh. so heartbreaking.

dan di volume ini juga ibu Gen kembali. meski hanya untuk berpamitan karena tidak mampu lagi bertahan lebih lama.
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Mai Kamel
Jun 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
هل قاع جهنم أكثر رحمة مما حدث في هيروشيما؟ لا استبعد ذلك.. هذا الجزء هو الأصعب حتى الآن دون شك
فقط حين تشعر أن كل المآسي قد نالت من جن الحافي وعائلته وشعبه تكتشف أن هناك المزيد من الطلم واللا إنسانية
هذه المرة هناك جانب عن الفساد الواقع قبل القاء القنبلة من حكم عسكري فاسد وقانون تكدير الأمن العام وسيطرة الجيش على الدولة
بشكل عام الجزء مبدع ومتسق ومتماسك جدا مع كل أحداث السلسلة
JC  Cornell
Dec 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a story about the aftermath of Hiroshima I have never read before - from a Japanese point of view. From a child's view and it somehow is more approachable to read, and yet more impactful because of the simplicity of the manga. If you have ever wondered what life after an atomic bomb and war is like - this is the story for you. ...more
Somaia Husain
اضحك يا أخي، اضحك، الحزن يخرج مع الضحك، أنا سوف أضحك"
-اقتباس
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Ine
Nov 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Op sommige momenten echt hartverscheurend
Megga Nurma W
sekali lagi, kisah Gen ini membuatku menitikkan air mata ..... seru dari awal volume sampe jilid 7 ini so far ..
Hm
Nov 08, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
جميلة جداً🔮
ghada magdy
Jul 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2020, owned
عودة للنكد مرة اخرى
Shaimaa
Jan 16, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
يلها من معاناه مستمره يعيشها الطفل جن
Lauren
Feb 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
A sad time for Gen and his adopted family.
Orion
Dec 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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He was born in Hiroshima and was in the city when it was destroyed by an atomic bomb in 1945. All of his family members who had not evacuated died as a result of the explosion after they became trapped under the debris of their house, except for his mother, as well as an infant sister who died several weeks afterward. In 1961, Nakazawa moved to Tokyo to become a full-time cartoonist, and produced ...more

Other books in the series

はだしのゲン / Hadashi no Gen - 10 volumes (10 books)
  • Barefoot Gen, Volume One: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima
  • Barefoot Gen, Volume Two: The Day After
  • Barefoot Gen, Volume Three: Life After the Bomb
  • Barefoot Gen, Volume Four: Out of the Ashes
  • Barefoot Gen, Volume Five: The Never-Ending War
  • Barefoot Gen, Volume Six: Writing the Truth
  • Barefoot Gen, Volume Eight: Merchants of Death
  • Barefoot Gen, Volume Nine: Breaking Down Borders
  • Barefoot Gen, Volume Ten: Never Give Up

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