Title: Mr. Two Bomb

Writer: William Coles

Year of publication: 2010

Review: As American bombers drop the first ever nuclear bomb onto Hiroshima, a despicable, selfish man is unaware that the first of two hells in upon him. Surviving the first blast, and escaping right into the clutches of the second detonation in Nagasaki, he ponders his luck. Deciding he has been given a second chance by fate. His commitment to change will lead him across the devastated streets of both cities in search of redemption. Through this vivid and dramatic tale, William Coles masterfully captures the horror of nuclear warfare through the eyes of its most vulnerable victims, while also poignantly critiquing the downfall of Imperial Japan. Touching and thought-provoking, Rostra’s choice.

 

 

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  • Third-year student of Economics from Getxo, Spain. After leading Rostra's Marketing throughout 2020 and sitting on the magazine's editorial board, he now heads SEFA's Student-Politics committee. He serves as Chairman of the Faculty of Economics and Business Student Council. His academic interests encompass finance, political economy and the future of Christian Democracy.