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Death by Water

(2015)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Man Booker International Prize Best Book (nominee)
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2016 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

An astonishing interweaving of myth, fantasy, history and autobiography, Kenzaburo Oe's Death by Water is the shimmering masterpiece of a Nobel Prize-winning author.

For the first time in his long life, Nobel-laureate Kogito Choko is suffering from writer's block. The book that he wishes to write would examine the turbulent relationship he had with his father, and the guilt he feels about being absent the night his father drowned in a storm-swollen river; but how to write about a man he never really knew? When his estranged sister unexpectedly calls, she offers Choko a remedy - she has in her possession an old and mysterious red trunk, the contents of which promise to unlock the many secrets of the man who disappeared from their lives decades before.

    

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Hardback Editions

2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Death by Water
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 0-85789-545-1 / 978-0-85789-545-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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October 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Death by Water
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 0-8021-2401-1 / 978-0-8021-2401-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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Paperback Editions

October 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Death by Water: A Novel
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 0-8021-2553-0 / 978-0-8021-2553-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death by Water
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 0-85789-548-6 / 978-0-85789-548-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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Audio Editions

November 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Death by Water
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 1-4945-1867-8 / 978-1-4945-1867-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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November 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Death by Water
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 1-4945-6867-5 / 978-1-4945-6867-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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November 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Death by Water
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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Kindle Editions

December 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Death by Water: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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October 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Death by Water
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
Publisher: Grove Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA