Photo Gallery: Warnings of "The Cloud"
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Photo Gallery: Warnings of "The Cloud"

Anti-Nuclear Children's Author 'I Hope the Japanese Will Be Spared'

What would happen if a German nuclear reactor exploded? German author Gudrun Pausewang's novel "Die Wolke" ("Fall-Out"), tackled the issue in 1987. In this guest contribution, Pausewang explains how the crisis in Japan has affected her and why her popular novel remains relevant today.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan