Wonderfully surreal andpainfully real, this is the story of a Japanese salaryman who loses his job at a TV corporation on his 40th birthday and slips through to a different layer of society.In ashadowy world where curious characters show him the waya traveling salesman with a passion for Elvis, a pachinko pro with dreams of returning to Hawaii, and a TV producer who will stop at nothing to get his big breakKenji sets off on a roller-coaster ride of misadventures. Via a bizarre chain of happenstance (including being struck ...

Death of a Salaryman 2009, Random House UK

ISBN-13: 9780099503699

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Death of a Salaryman 2007, Chatto & Windus

ISBN-13: 9780701180959

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