Originally Posted by Nyssa
Well...as it turned out to be my only book club read for 2012, my answer is Black Rain by Masuji Ibuse (translated by John Bester). This selection was nothing that I would chosen for myself, incredibly heart breaking, but so worth the read.
As I stated in my reveiw on GoodReads:
A difficult read at times, and something I would never have chosen myself. I found it absorbing, and the first book I have read about the horror written from a Japenese perspective.