Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories

A major anthology of great Japanese short stories introduced by Haruki Murakami This 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.

  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • Publication date: 04/04/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241311905
  • Page extent: 576
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 197 mm x 129 mm
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