Great Japanese Stories: 10 Parallel Texts

£10.99

Paperback

A captivating selection of short stories in the original Japanese alongside their English translations

This new dual-language edition of ten stories selected from The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories celebrates some of the very best Japanese literature from the past hundred years. Each story appears in the original Japanese alongside an expert English translation, providing unique cultural insight and literary inspiration for language learners. Ranging from a witty send-up of modern social graces to a powerful evocation of the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, this remarkable collection includes works from beloved authors Abe Akira, Akutagawa Ryunosuke, Betsuyaku Minoru, Hoshi Shin’ichi, Kawakami Mieko, Kono Taeko, Murakami Harukii, Oba Minako, Ota Yoko and Uchida Hyakken.

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Weight 0.202 kg
Dimensions 19.4 × 12.8 × 1.8 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

240 .

Language

English

Edition

Short stories

Dewey

895.630108 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K