All posts tagged: Asako Serizawa

300 short stories:: story 103

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2018 short stories

story: Train to Harbin  author: Asako Serizawa year: 2016 where: Abu Dhabi, my gold chaise lounge note: This is a story both epic and intimately personal about a Japanese doctor stationed in Pingfang (now Northern China, then the Japanese puppet-state Manchukuo) during WWII, where terrible war crimes, including human experimentation, were committed. a line: “Perhaps it is simply the mind, which, in its inability to accept a fact, returns to it, sharpening the details, resolving the image, searching for an explanation that the mind, with its slippery grasp on causality, will never be able to […]