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Battle Royale: Angel's Border By Koushun Takami

Battle Royale: Angel's Border by Koushun Takami

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Summary

A graphic novel side story of the bestselling novel Battle Royale.

Battle Royale: Angel's Border Summary

Battle Royale: Angel's Border by Koushun Takami

The Program is a brutal military experiment that pits junior high students against each other every year in a brutal battle to the death. Most of the students from Shiroiwa Junior High scatter as soon as they reach the remote island where they must participate in the latest round of the Program. But Yukie Utsumi and five of her friends lock themselves in the lighthouse, clinging to a desperate hope of survival. They all trust each other, but they also know that only one can survive the Battle Royale... A graphic novel side story of the bestselling novel Battle Royale.

About Koushun Takami

Koushun Takami was born in 1969 in Amagasaki near Osaka and grew up in Kagawa Prefecture of Shikoku, where he currently resides. After graduating from Osaka University with a degree in literature, he dropped out of Nihon University's liberal arts correspondence program. From 1991 to 1996, he worked for the prefectural news company Shikoku Shihnbun, reporting on various fields including politics, police reports, and economics. Although he has an English teaching certificate, he has yet to visit the United States. Battle Royale, completed after Takami left the news company, was rejected in the final round of a literary competition sponsored by a major publisher due to the critical controversy it provoked among jury members. With its publication in Japan in 1999, though, Battle Royale received widespread support, particularly from young readers, and became a bestseller. In 2000, Battle Royale was serialized as a comic and made into a feature film.Mr. Takami is currently working on his second novel.

Additional information

GOR007276004
9781421571683
1421571684
Battle Royale: Angel's Border by Koushun Takami
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc
2014-07-03
280
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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