United States of Japan (Paperback)
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United States of Japan (Paperback)

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Paperback 440 Pages / Published: 27/04/2017
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A gripping alternate history where the Japanese Empire rules over America with huge robots, and subversive videogames are the only way to feel free Japan won the Second World War. Americans worship their infallible Emperor, and nobody believes that Japan's conduct in the war was anything but exemplary. Nobody, that is, except the George Washingtons - a group of rebels fighting for freedom. Their latest terrorist tactic is to distribute an illegal video game that asks players to imagine what the world might be like if the United States had won the war instead. Captain Beniko Ishimura's job is to censor video games, and he's tasked with getting to the bottom of this disturbing new development. But Ishimura's discovered that the case of the George Washingtons is more complicated than it seems, and the subversive videogame's origins are even more controversial and dangerous than the censors originally suspected. * Author's previous novel, Bald New World, was longlisted for the Folio Prize * Will appeal to fans of alternate histories, video games, Japanese mecha anime and fans of Neal Stephenson's Reamde

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
ISBN: 9781525246210
Number of pages: 440
Dimensions: 240 x 155 mm
Edition: Large type / large print edition

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“A dark alternate vision”

A fast paced, dark and violent novel which I thoroughly enjoyed. The world building leaves little optimism but is entirely convincing. We begin following a man, infamous for having reported his own parents as a child... More

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