Written in 2019, book stands out when narrating a novel set in the Olympic Games of 2020 in Tokyo without the new Coronavirus pandemic
With the COVID-19 pandemic, many events that would be held in 2020 have been canceled or postponed following WHO recommendations; this is the case with the olympic games, that this year would take place in Tokyo. And despite the many problems caused by the spread of the virus, there are other means of entertainment that stand out in quarantine. Released in 2019, the book “Tokio 2020” written by the translator Ane Forcato, draws readers' attention when telling a novel set in the sports competition event without the presence of the Coronavirus.
The Olympic Games in 2020 in Tokyo was scheduled to happen in 24 from July to 9 August, and has now been postponed to 23 from July to 8 August 2021. It would be a great risk to maintain the event that brings together people from all over the world, since in Japan they were confirmed 17.382 cases of infected, 15. 580 recovered and 924 deaths.
Although not about sports, “Tokio 2020” brings allusions about the claw of high-performance athletes. “They are used to losing and taking it after the loss. So I think that strength of character that makes an athlete get up again and continue, it is something that we must observe and put into our lives ”, commented Ane Forcato.
In the book, we follow the story of Emi Lins, a young woman who is not of Japanese descent and seduced a legion of fans after sharing her affective bond with oriental culture. However, his life moves between highs and lows when an opportunity arises to follow the Olympic Games in 2020 in Tokyo. “Tokio 2020” was released in 2019 by Editorial Group Coherence, and currently draws the attention of readers looking for plots that convey tranquility.
From the Olympics to Japanese culture, “Tokyo 2020” this is a literary series and will be published more 2 books. So far the second book is called São Paulo 2020 and will address issues related to futuristic technology, games and among other subjects.
Emi Lins is not of Japanese descent, but it always had an affective connection with oriental culture. On your social networks, displays an illusory happiness that, despite not showing who she really is, seduces a legion of followers. When the opportunity arises to follow the Olympic Games in 2020 in Tokyo, the young woman joins her passion for Japan and sports with the possibility of escaping from herself and prepares for the trip. Finding your true essence is not part of the plan, let alone make peace with herself after a situation that insists on haunting her, but Emi ends up crossing oceans inside and outside. Between lulls and storms, now lying, now being sincere, it will try to discover its authenticity and, Maybe, live a great love.
About the author
Ane Forcato has a degree in Philosophy from the University of Sorocaba. English-speaking lover since young, taught English in several private schools, as well as for private students, for two decades, crowning his studies in an advanced course in Glasgow, in Scotland. Currently, is a translator of European comics and lives in Sorocaba with her husband and an exotic Scottish fold Scottish cat. In addition to translating, writing is your continuous exercise, who likes to dedicate himself to the maximum in order to improve the personality of his texts. Tokio 2020 is your debut publication.
Author: Ane Forcato
Genus: Romance/ Drama