Uzumaki, Volume 2

Uzumaki, Volume 2

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by Junji Ito
     
 

Kurôzu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. But the spirit which haunts it does not have a name or a body, only a shape: uzumaki the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world. It possessed the father of teenage Kirie's withdrawn boyfriend Shuichi, causing him to remake himself in its image before he died. It grows in

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Kurôzu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. But the spirit which haunts it does not have a name or a body, only a shape: uzumaki the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world. It possessed the father of teenage Kirie's withdrawn boyfriend Shuichi, causing him to remake himself in its image before he died. It grows in ferns, in seashells, in curls of hair, and in the crooked folds of the human brain. Giant snails are sighted near the high school. An eerie glow shines from the abandoned lighthouse. Mosquitoes fly in drowsy curves and feed on blood. As more people are caught in the pattern, over the town of Kurôzu-cho hangs the spiral smoke of cremated corpses; because even in death, there is no escape...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781421513904
Publisher:
VIZ Media LLC
Publication date:
12/18/2007
Series:
Uzumaki Series, #2
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
487,326
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

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Meet the Author

Junji Ito debuted as a horror manga artist in 1987 with the first story in his successful Tomie series. Uzumaki, drawn from 1998 to 1999, was adapted into a live-action movie, which has been released in America by Viz Films and Tidepoint Pictures. It's influences include the classic manga artists Kazuo Umezu and Hideshi Hino, as well as authors Yasutaka Tsutsui and H.P. Lovecraft.

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