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Sep 08, 2015
| ISBN 9781616557546
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Sep 08, 2015 | ISBN 9781616557546
Five students at a Buddhist college in Japan realize the job market is tough these days…among the living, that is! But their unique spiritual and scientific talents might help them get work from the dead, for they can contact the spirits of corpses and speak with them. And if a body is found hanging from a tree or lying in an alley, it’s probably got a story to tell! The five form The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service, specializing in carrying out the last wishes of their dead clients, so their souls can move on. But the Kurosagi gang are magnets for weirdness–not just corpses–and every case gets them involved in disturbing personal obsessions, bizarre modern Tokyo fads, and strange rituals of old Japan…and often all at once!
Eiji Otsuka is a social critic and novelist. He graduated from college with a degree in anthropology, women’s folklore, human sacrifice, and postwar manga. In addition to his work with manga, he is a critic, essayist, and author of several… More about Eiji Otsuka
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