BirthdayKoji Suzuki, Glynne Walley (Translator)
ISBN: 1932234292 ISBN13: 9781932234299 DDC: 813 Edition: Hardcover; 2006-12-12
Summary:Basis of the Hit Movie Ring 0: Birthday!Birthday is Ring-master Koji
Suzuki’s return to the Ring universe, a collection of short stories
focusing on the female characters with a theme of birth. An
exploration of extraordinary circumstances from the perspective of
memorable women, this expansion of the Ring, Spiral, and Loop world
was adapted into a hit movie less than a year after the book’s
publication. Thirty years before the tragic events of Ring, Sadako
Yamamura was an aspiring stage actress on the verge of her theatrical
debut. The beautiful and ravishing Sadako was the object of every
male’s desire involved with the company including n the director.
There was one thespian she was interested in, but… Fast forward past
the events of Ring, Ryuji Takayama’s distraught lover, Mai Takano is
struggling in the wake of the professor’s mysterious demise. Mai
visits Ryuji’s parents’ house to find the missing pages of his
soon-to-be published article. There she is drawn to a curious
videotape and a fate more terrifying than Ryuji or Kazuyuki
Asakawa’s.Reiko Sugiura questioned the purpose of bringing a child
into a world where there was only death. She already lost one son,
and the father of her unborn child, Kaoru Futami, had disappeared in
search of a cure to the deadly disease that threatened all life.
Despite Kaoru’s to meet again in two months, he has not returned.
Despondent but driven for answers Reiko is led to the Loop project,
where she will discover the final truths of the Ring virus.
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Book Details:Physical Description: 224 pages
Edition Info: Hardcover; 2006-12-12
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