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Publisher Comments:

When Dr. Nagashima loses his wife in a mysterious car crash, he is overwhelmed with grief but also an eerie sense of purpose; he becomes obsessed wiht reincarnating his dead wife. Her donated kidney is transplanted into a young girl wiht a debilitating disorder, bu the doctor also feels compelled to keep a small sample of her liver in his laboratory. When these cells start mutating rapidly, a consciousness bent on determining its own fate awakens, bent on becoming the new dominant species on earth.

Parasite Eve was the basis of the hugely popular videogame of the same name in the U.S. and has been cinematized in Japan.

Synopsis:

It was this novel, together with Koji Suzuki's Ring series, that begun the J-Horror boom. A pageturner about the rebellion of mitochondria, it became the Japan Horror Novel Award's first winner and the inspiration for a videogame that was a stateside hit.

About the Author

Hideaki Sena Ph.D. Pharmacology, was still a graduate student when his first novel, Parasite Eve, turned him into a pop cultural heavyweight. He became the first recipient of the Japan Horror Award and is credited--alongside Koji Suzuki, whose Spiral appeared the same summer--with initiating a smart, new style of horror writing in Japan. Subsequent novels include the Japan Sci-Fi Award winner Brain Valley and Tomorrow's Robots. Dr. Sena, who lectures on microbiology and genre ficiton, lives in Sendai, Japan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932234206
Author:
Sena, Hideaki
Publisher:
Vertical
Translator:
Grillo, Tyran
Author:
Grillo, Tyran
Subject:
Horror - General
Subject:
Technological
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Horror
Subject:
Horror tales
Subject:
Host-parasite relationships
Subject:
Horror fiction
Subject:
Science / General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.93x5.35x.84 in. .59 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , It was this novel, together with Koji Suzuki's Ring series, that begun the J-Horror boom. A pageturner about the rebellion of mitochondria, it became the Japan Horror Novel Award's first winner and the inspiration for a videogame that was a stateside hit.
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