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The Character of Rain

(2002)
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The Japanese believe that until the age of three children, whether Japanese or not, are gods, each one an okosama, or “lord child.” On their third birthday they fall from grace and join the rest of the human race. In Amélie Nothomb’s new novel The Character of Rain, we learn that divinity is a difficult thing from which to recover.


Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

April 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Character of Rain: A Novel
Author(s): Amelie Nothomb, Timothy Bent
ISBN: 0-312-28600-7 / 978-0-312-28600-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Paperback Editions

November 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Character of Rain
Author(s): Amelie Nothomb
ISBN: 0-571-22049-5 / 978-0-571-22049-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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April 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Character of Rain: A Novel
Author(s): Amelie Nothomb
ISBN: 0-312-30248-7 / 978-0-312-30248-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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Kindle Editions

April 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Character of Rain: A Novel
Author(s): Amelie Nothomb
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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