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Book Subject Tag: Future life

  • Night of the Milky Way Railway

    Giovanni and his friend Campanella, who is dead from drowning, travel on a celestial railway which is a ferry of souls journeying to the afterlife.

  • Milky Way Railroad

    Kenji is swept aboard a magical train, representing the soul’s passage to heaven, where he meets many of the recently departed. He will only be allowed to return to Earth when he dreams of being reunited with his father. This translation celebrates the centennial of the author’s birth.