YUKIKO by MacDonald Harris

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ISBN 978-1-903385-29-6

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by MacDonald Harris

Foreword by Dinah Birch

It is August of 1945. An American submarine, silent and hidden, moves toward the darkened coast of an island. Thus begins a book like no other book: partly an adventure-thriller set in wartime Japan, partly a glimpse into a primitive world in which the Ainu who still live in small settle­ments on Hokkaido are turned into a race of occult artificers, half real and half magic. Interwoven into this is what is surely one of the strangest sexual encounters in modern litera­ture. In spite of the electric air of calmness in which everything hap­pens, the suspense builds page by page. When the climax finally comes, it is a double one, as unexpected as it is inevitable.

Yukiko is one of the most brilliant creations of the acclaimed American writer MacDonald Harris.

From the Foreword:

"MacDonald Harris writes about reality, not fantasy; but he reminds us that our insights into reality might be a good deal narrower than we would like to admit. Absorbing, sobering and exhilarating, Yukiko confirms his standing as one of America’s finest novelists."