Read Real Japanese Fiction: Short Stories by Contemporary Writers 1 free CD included

Read Real Japanese Fiction: Short Stories by Contemporary Writers 1 free CD included

by Michael Emmerich
     
 

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Long-awaited by teachers and students, Read Real Japanese Fiction presents short works by six of todays most daring and provocative Japanese writers. The spellbinding world of Hiromi Kawakami; the hair-raising horror of Otsuichi; the haunting, poignant prose of Banana Yoshimoto; even the poetic word-play of Yoko Tawada whatever a readers taste, he or sheSee more details below

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Long-awaited by teachers and students, Read Real Japanese Fiction presents short works by six of todays most daring and provocative Japanese writers. The spellbinding world of Hiromi Kawakami; the hair-raising horror of Otsuichi; the haunting, poignant prose of Banana Yoshimoto; even the poetic word-play of Yoko Tawada whatever a readers taste, he or she is sure to find something of interest and value in this book, suitable for students at the intermediate level and above.

As in real Japanese novels, the text on each page runs from top to bottom and from right to left. Each double-page spread features translations of all the difficult passages. In the back of the book, moreover, is a built-in Japanese-English learners dictionary and a notes section covering issues of nuance, usage, grammar and culture that come up in each story. Best of all, the books comes with a free audio CD containing narrations of the stories, performed by a professional voice actress.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568365299
Publisher:
Kodansha USA Publishing
Publication date:
06/21/2013
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
418,249
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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