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Rashōmon and Seventeen Other Stories - Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Jay Rubin, Haruki Murakami
Rashōmon and Seventeen Other Stories
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One of Penguin Classics's most popular translations- now also in our elegant black spine dress
One of Penguin Classics's most popular translations- now also in our elegant black spine dress
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140449709 (0140449701)
ASIN: 140449701
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 268
Edition language: English
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simmo
simmo rated it
4.0 Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories (Penguin Classics)
An interesting collection of short stories,'in the bamboo grove', 'hell screen' and 'O-Gin' are excellent short stories of moral. Enjoyed a lot. I confess I was interested in getting to the autobiographical ending of the book since Akutagawa famously ended his own life and his own insight into his d...
Parrish Lantern's Casebook
Parrish Lantern's Casebook rated it
5.0 Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Rashomon & 17 other stories Ryunosuke Akutugawa is generally regarded as the "father of the Japanese short story" of which he wrote approximately a hundred, before taking his own life at the age of 35, he also has Japan's most famous Literary prize named after him (Akutagawa Prize) . Born in Tokyo ...
brilliant years
brilliant years rated it
4.0 [Review] Rashomon
Amazing short stories. This was the first I read of Akutagawa and I really loved it.My only regret is that I didn't get the longer "Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories". This particular Tuttle edition also has quite a lot of typing errors...
Calyre
Calyre rated it
3.0 Rashomon and Other Stories
Just read Rashomon ;)
Lotus wild over sakura
Lotus wild over sakura rated it
4.0 Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Akutagawa known as the “Father of Japanese short stories” stays true to his designation with this collection of metaphysically refined stories. The rendered stories: - The Grove, Yam Gruel, Rashomon, Martyr to name a few; highlights Akutagawa’s preference for macabre themes of immortality, depressio...
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