The manga novel "Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms" ^ (jap.: 夕凪の街 桜の国, or "YŻnagi no Machi, Sakura no Kuni") by こうの史代 (or Fumiyo Kouno, as we Europeans prefer to write her name) deals ... Read review
"...mother Fujimi in a shanty town area of post-war Hiroshima in 1955. A budding romance with her work-mate Uchikoshi is burdened by her feelings of guilt for having survived the havoc of the explosion which cost so many lives, and she feels guilty for the way in which she dealt with it at the time. Memories of her siblings who died in the aftermath or went away to live with relatives, and of the horror she has seen, return regulary. Yet, she does not ..."
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