Night on the Galactic Railroad & Other Stories Novel
About Night on the Galactic Railroad & Other Stories Novel
Night on the Galactic Railroad & Other Stories Novel is written by Kenji Miyazawa and collects stories that focus on his love of space and his use of the galaxy as a metaphor for the concepts of purity, self-sacrifice, and faith, which were near and dear to his heart.
"The Nighthawk Star" follows a lowly bird as he struggles to transform himself into something greater: a constellation in the night sky.
"Signal and Signal-less" depicts a pair of star-crossed train signals who dream of eloping to the moon.
"Night on the Galactic Railroad," Miyazawa's most famous work, tells the story of two boys as they journey on a train that traverses the Milky Way, learning the true meaning of friendship, happiness, and life itself along the way.