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Seven Japanese Tales
     

Seven Japanese Tales

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by Junichiro Tanizaki, Howard Hibbett (Translator)
 

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Junichiro Tanizaki’s Seven Japanese Tales collects stories that explore the boundary at which love becomes self-annihilation, where the contemplation of beauty gives way to fetishism, and where tradition becomes an instrument of voluptuous cruelty.
 
A beautiful blind musician exacts the ultimate sacrifice from the man who is both her

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Seven Japanese Tales 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I had an American Lit professor recommend this one to me. Once I got it, I couldn't put it down. All the stories are different and unique, but they all flow together and create a hauntingly beautiful complete image.
chamula More than 1 year ago
One of the best short story collections ever. Beautiful, mysterious and vivid, these stories transcend time.