A salesman for The Company searches hazily for his wife, grasping at memories just out of reach. When they ask after her he tells them she's dead. They say she may be in Tokyo. Set in the very near future, Tokyo Doesn't Love Us Anymore presents a dystopian vision akin to Orwell's 1984 - while evoking the bewildering visual universe of Blade Runner. One of Spain's most successful authors has produced a dizzying picaresque novel of drug-fuelled nights and wild sexual encounters: dealing with issues as diverse as loss, chemical dependency and the power of the multi-national conglomerates.
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"Loriga is set to join that select band of writers--like Michael Houellebecq and Haruki Murakami--who are busy retooling fiction for the twenty-first century."About the Author:
Ray Loriga is an author, screenwriter, and director. His first novel, Lo Peor de todo (The Worst Thing of All), was published to great acclaim all over Europe, and his second, Heroes, has confirmed his status as a cult literary figure. My Brother's Gun is the first of his novels to be published in English, and he has recently directed a film based on this book. His most recent novel is Tokyo Doesn't Love Us Anymore, translated by John King.
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