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Vibrator

Vibrator

(2005)
A novel by

 
Late one night, Rei Hayakawa, a troubled young freelance journalist, is idling around the alcohol shelves of her local 24-hour convenience store when she catches sight of a man across the way. Suddenly she finds herself embarking on a road journey across the wintry landscape of Japan aboard this stranger's longhaul truck. But can the physical relationship that develops between them offer Rei what she needs, and can she ever free herself from the dangerously self-destructive tendencies that afflict her? Exploring themes of liberation and entrapment, Vibrator drives unflinchingly at the lonely heart of the lost generation.

 
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Paperback Editions

April 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: Vibrator: A Novel
Author(s): Mari Akasaka
ISBN: 1-933368-61-6 / 978-1-933368-61-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soft Skull Press
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March 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: Vibrator
Author(s): Mari Akasaka
ISBN: 0-571-21087-2 / 978-0-571-21087-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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March 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: Vibrator
Author(s): Mari Akasaka
ISBN: 0-571-21082-1 / 978-0-571-21082-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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