THE TOKYO TRILOGY by Stephen Barber. Creation Books, 2008, 320 pp., $16.95 (paper)

Apocalyptic orgasms, feral abattoir gangs and the digitalization of Hitler’s ghost rarely appear in mainstream literature, and Stephen Barber’s “The Tokyo Trilogy” — comprising “Tokyo Sodom,” “Tokyo Slaughterhouse” and “Tokyo Supernova” — would not sit comfortably on a shelf next to a John Grisham or a Dan Brown.

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