[[ PDF ]] ✩ The Song of Sarin Author Stew Magnuson – Terrapin-info.co.uk

The Song of Sarin Tamara Duffy Spots Her Former Boyfriend On The Steps Leading Down To A Crowded Tokyo Subway Station The 29 Year Old American Follows Him Into A Train Packed With Morning Commuters Aum Shinrikyo Member Siha Walks Down The Steps Of The Station Wearing A Surgical Mask And Gloves, Carrying A Clear Plastic Umbrella In One Hand And Two Bags Of Nerve Gas In The Other Inspector Shin Nomura, Sitting At His Desk At The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, Knows Something Bad Is About To Happen, But Is Powerless To Stop It It S March 20, 1995, And Their Lives Are About To Change Forever.


14 thoughts on “The Song of Sarin

  1. says:

    This book was a refreshing break from what I had been reading I love the honestly portrayed characters, and not just the good guys either Yes, Tamara and the detective, Nomura, are amazingly rich and fascinating characters, but I was stuck to the book because of Magnuson s amazing portrayal of the bad guy, Tamara s ex boyfriend and Aum Shinrikyo member, Siha It is Siha who really builds the conflict of the story, at times you are compelled to almost feel bad for him, even though you know of the horrific things he has done while working with Aum Shinrikyo.I would definitely recommend this book for anybody interested in Japanese culture as well Magnuson was actually living in Japan at the time of the Sarin attacks, so his fictionalized account of the events seems all the compelling to me I really enjoyed having one of the characters, Tamara, be a foreigner in Japanese society and was interested in how she perceived it through Western eyes I can easily relate to some of the issues she has with the culture There is a respect, of course, but at the same time a fully encompassing feeling of being an outsider.Having been to Tokyo myself, I appreciated Magnuson s great eye for detail, especially in...


  2. says:

    A five star rating was obvious for me.It was incredibly hard to put down once I started reading it I found myself reading as much as possible and carried it around with me everywhere I went.Magnuson does a phenomenal job of weaving a fictional story with true events He skillfully tells the tale of three people...


  3. says:

    I have to admit, this is not a book I would normally pick from the shelves simply because of the location and subject matter, but I was curious after reading another nonfiction book by Magnuson However, I was pleasantly surprised to be drawn into the story right from the beginning chapter Magnuson weaves the stories of two victims of the Sari...


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