Give@way: The Ghosts of Nagasaki by Daniel Clausen
New Novel Explores Pain, Memory, and Spirituality in the Backdrop of
The numerous workdays have taken a toll on Tokyo investment banker Pierce Williams. Each day he wakes up, and each day the weight where his heart should be grows heavier. One morning, without knowing why,
he sits down at his desk and begins typing something. Soon he realizes that without meaning to he has begun typing the story of his first days in Nagasaki four years ago. As he types he realizes that the words on his screen are more than he could have imagined. Instead of simply remembering the past, he is reliving it in ways that fundamentally alter his present. In his manic writing are the ghosts of his past, a chilling vision of his future, and the possible key to his salvation. Somehow he must solve the mystery of four years ago. A
mystery that involves a young Japanese girl, the ghost of a native writer, and an oppressive ureaucrat/samurai bent on crushing his spirit.
Daniel Clausen is generously giving away three copies of his book The Ghosts of Nagasaki. This giveaway is open to US addresses only. You must be at least 13 years old to enter.