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Seven Japanese Tales
Seven Japanese Tales
Author: Junichiro Tanizaki
Seven Japanese Tales is a collection of short novels and stories by Junichiro Tanizaki, regarded by many as the greatest living Japanese writer. These seven haunting sensuous tales of obsession reflect his diversified efforts over a period of fifty years. — Table of Contents — 1. Portrait of Shunkin  1933 — 2. Terror  1913 — 3. The Bridge ...  more »
ISBN: 260114
Publication Date: 6/1963
Pages: 192

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Publisher: Berkley Publishing Corporation
Book Type: Paperback
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1. A portrait of Shunkin: A beautiful woman who became blind early in life. Shunkin because of her blindness had to give up dancing.

2. Terror: A young man who is terrified to go on trains.

3. The Bridge of Dreams: A young man who loses his mother at a very young age.

4.The Tattooer: A tattooer who wants to create a work of art on the body of a beautiful young woman.

5. The Thief: A young man who is a thief in a dorm house who does all he can to let his friends know that he is the thief.

6. Aguri: A man slowly wasting away from overindulgence.

7. A Blind Man's Tale: A blind masseur and his devotion to his mistress.