Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories, The

Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 4th Apr '19


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A major anthology of great Japanese short stories introduced by Haruki MurakamiThis is a celebration of the Japanese short story from its modern origins in the nineteenth century to remarkable contemporary works. It includes the most well-known Japanese writers – Akutagawa, Murakami, Mishima, Kawabata – but also many surprising new pieces, from Yuko Tsushima’s ‘Flames’ to Banana Yoshimoto’s ‘Bee Honey’. Ranging over myth, horror, love, nature, modern life, a diabolical painting, a cow with a human face and a woman who turns into sugar, The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories is filled with fear, charm, beauty and comedy. Edited by Jay Rubin with an introduction by Haruki Murakami

Additional information

Weight 0.394 kg
Dimensions 25 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 576