By Ryu Murakami
Coin Locker infants is Ryu Murakami's cult cyperpunk novel
'A cyber-Bildungsroman of playful breadth and unsure depth' Publishers Weekly
'A attention-grabbing peek into the weirdness of up to date Japan' Oliver Stone
Two infants are left in a Tokyo station coin locker and continue to exist opposed to the chances, yet their lives are ceaselessly tainted through this inauspicious start.
As they develop up, they sign up for the ranks of Toxitown: a district of addicts, freaks and prostitutes. One turns into a bisexual rock celebrity and appears for his mom, whereas the opposite one, an athlete, seeks revenge. This savage and beautiful tale unfolds in a surrealistic whirl of violence.
Ryu Murakami is the enfant negative of latest jap literature. provided the celebrated Akutagawa Prize in 1976 for his first publication, a unique a couple of staff of teens drowned in intercourse and medication, he has long gone directly to discover with cinematic depth the topics of violence and expertise in modern jap society. His novels comprise Coin Locker infants, Sixty-Nine, well known Hits of the Showa period, Audition, within the Miso Soup and From the place of birth, with Love.