Emissary Summary
Yoko Tawada

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Emissary Overview

Yoko Tawada's novel The Emissary explores the social implications of a hypothetical dystopian Japan through the lives of Yoshiro, Marika, and their great-grandson Mumei. Living in a country completely closed to the rest of the world, the family at the heart of The Emissary attempts to navigate the ever-evolving dimensions of their cultural past, present, future.