Translated into English for the first time, this atmospheric black comedy tells the story of the Osugi family, who come to the sudden realization that each of them hails from a different planet: Father from Mars, mother from Jupiter, son from Mercury and daughter from Venus.

This extra-terrestrial knowledge brings them closer together, and convinces them that they have a mission: to find others of their kind, and save humanity from the imminent threat of the atomic bomb...

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ISBN 9780241441091
Author Yukio Mishima
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Classic
Publication date 6 Jul 2023
Format Paperback
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Beautiful Star (Penguin Classic)

Beautiful Star is a 1962 tale of family, love, nuclear war and UFOs, and was considered by Mishima to be one of his very best books. 

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