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A Cat, a Man, and Two Women (Japan's Modern Writers)

by Tanizaki, Jun'ichiro

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780870117558
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$15.00

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Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1990 "A small masterpiece, A Cat, a Man, and Two Women is a novel about loneliness, love, and companionship of the most unexpected kind. In this story of Japanese society and manners, Tanizaki gives us a perfectly-formed oddball comedy, and a love triangle in which the only real rival is feline. " Translated by Paul McCarthy, Professor… Read more
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Cogwheels and Other Stories

by Ryunosuke, Akutagawa

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Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Canadian Edition.
ISBN
9780889621763
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$25.00

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Oakville: Mosaic Press / Valley Editions, 1982 Illustrated by well known Japanese Canadian artist. 1st Canadian Edition.. Softcover. Near Fine. Illus. by Naoko Matsubara.
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Hokanaranu hito e = To An Incomparable Other

by Shiraishi, Kazufumi

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Published
2009
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New
Edition
1st Japanese Edition
ISBN
9784396633288
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$30.00

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Tokyo: Shodensha, 2009 295p.Publicity card from publisher laid in. 1st Japanese Edition. Hardcover. New/New.
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Cogwheels and Other Stories

by Ryunosuke, Akutagawa

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Canadian Edition.
ISBN
9780889621763
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Oakville: Mosaic Press / Valley Editions, 1982 Illustrated by well known Japanese Canadian artist. 1st Canadian Edition.. Softcover. Near Fine. Illus. by Naoko Matsubara.
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Obasan

by Kogawa, Joy

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Published
1981
Condition
As New
Edition
1st Canadian Edition.
ISBN
9780919630420
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Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1981 " ... a powerful and passionate novel that tells, through the eyes of a young girl, the moving story of the Japanese Canadians during the Second World War ... based on letters and documents of the time [it] is an exquisite portrayal of Japanese ways, set against the imcomprehensible wrongs of war" Winner… Read more
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Inspector Imanishi Investigates

by Matsumoto, Seicho

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9781569470190
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New York: Soho Press, 1994 Classic of Japanese mystery fiction first published in 1961 under the title (Vessel of Sand) . "In the railroad yard of Tokyo's Kamata Station a disfigured corpse is found, its head pillowed on one rail, thighs across another, awaiting the departure of the first morning train to complete the grisly work. The solitary clue is… Read more
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The City of Yes

by Oliva, Peter

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
Uncorrected Proof.
ISBN
9780771068614
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$10.00

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1999 "Advanced Reading Copy from uncorrected proofs" Alive with history, myth and wonder, The City of Yes is a luminous novel of parallel journeys through old and present-day Japan. In Saitama to teach English, the narrator is confronted by unlikely visions of home as he gradually enters the world of contemporary Japan, with its floating stories,… Read more
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Strangers

by Yamada, Taichi

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Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Review Copy.
ISBN
9781932234039
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$15.00

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U.S.A.: Vertical Inc., 2003 Set in the great human maelstrom of Tokyo, Strangers is a thinking man's ghost story. When Harada, a jaded TV scriptwriter, runs into his long-dead parents one night, he enters the womb of a city whose living inhabitants have perhaps lost their souls. Can Harada save his? 203p. Errata slip laid in. Review copy - looks… Read more
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Ashes

by Kitakata, Kenzo

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Published
2003
Condition
New
Edition
1st US Ed..
ISBN
9781932234022
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$21.00

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New York: Vertical Inc., 2003 The vice and virtues of middle age are espied with an eagle eye in this hardboiled story about a mid-career gangster. Unfolding thorugh chiseled sketches and run through with tantalizing motifs, Kitakata's masterpiece follows the fortunes of a yakuza mobster as his moment of truth approaches. Cool, real, and cleansing,... a literary tonic.. 1st US… Read more
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