Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1991. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #012777
Blue paper covered boards with a black cloth spine. In price clipped jacket. 173 pp. Illustrations by Bryn Barnard throughout. An English language translation of this acclaimed Japanese fantasy novel, following the adventures of a boy riding a train through the Milky Way Galaxy, exploring themes of happiness and Buddhist thought. The book was made into a 1985 anime film, as well as a musical and play. The book itself exists in four forms. Kenji Miyazawa was a Japanese poet and children's author. This edition contains an extensive reader's guide and notes offering insight into the work and its themes. VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading and scuffing to the jacket. Light fading and edgewear to the book.
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