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The Tokyo-Montana express Hardcover – 1980

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Product Details

  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence (1980)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0440087708
  • ISBN-13: 978-0440087700
  • Product Dimensions: 20.1 x 13.7 x 2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 249 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #787,198 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Pure Brautigan, undoubtedly one of his wisest works July 18 1998
By Gregory Miller - Published on
Format: Hardcover
Short stories loosely grouped to form a novel about the time Brautigan spent traveling back and forth between, as the title implies, Tokyo and Montana, this stands as one of the author's best, and undeservedly underrated works. Chapters such as "Old Man Working in the Rain" and "Very Good Dead Friends" will leave Brautigan fans, as well as those just getting to know his work, breathless with emotion. A work that in some places containts evidence of Brautigan's growing depression and dissatisfaction with life as age sets in, it is also one of his most personal, mature, and reflective creations. It is well worth searching for, but unfortunately hard to find.
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
you'll know when you've found one of these stations Dec 8 1997
By A Customer - Published on
Format: Hardcover
if you picked up this book because you've read brautigan before, skip this review, you don't need it. However, if you have no clue as to who could this guy envisioning an express between Tokyo and Montana, and you also think its a futile, impossible task, you're in for quite a treat. This book unfolds like an artichoke's flower, bursting out in strange but remarkably possible colors. Brautigan was someone who felt he had to write, you can tell by how he treats his words, with the utmost care and flippant caresses: How to explain an earthquake to a retarded child? try telling him wind is blowing through the ground, page whatever. Need i say more? Probably, but the pleasure is in discovery, not recognition.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Haunting and Comic Jan. 24 2013
By A. S. Weinle - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This book shouldn't really require a review, it should be on the reading lists of schools and accepted as part of the canon of american fiction. That said it's not as well known as it should be so some explanation is in order.

Tokyo-Montana Express is a series of short stories, from a single sentence (the brilliant lesson in the anatomy of a story that is the Scarlatti Tilt) to longer episodes, with backdrops of Montana and Tokyo, giving a montage of this period of his life. Brautigan shows the ridiculous and the somber together, inseparable.

Keep this one on your bedside table. July 17 2014
By Jack Daye - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Brautigan's love for humanity and appreciation of the human condition stirs the soul, even while you wonder, WTF was that about? His feelings for those he meets in Japan or America get converted into stories at once simple and mysterious, playful and insightful. Each reading reveals new dimensions. He's a master story teller.
Photos From The Inside of a Brain Sept. 20 2010
By Nathan J. Martin - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
this novel/collection of flash fiction is so fresh, timely and unpredictable as it was when it was first printed. Every page rereadable. A must try. A must have.

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