Autumn Wind and Other Stories
By (author) Kafu Nagai
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Autumn Wind and Other Stories by Kafu Nagai
Book DescriptionWesterners familiar only with stereotypical images of bowing geisha and dark-suited businessmen will be surprised by the cast of characters translator Lane Dunlop introduces in this anthology. Lovers of fiction and students of Japan are certain to find these stories absorbing, engaging and instructive.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9784805308509
(203mm x 133mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Tuttle Shokai Inc
Publisher: Tuttle Shokai Inc
Publish Date: 18-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: Japan
Books By Author Kafu Nagai
Something Strange Across the River, Paperback / softback (September 2013)
First published in 1937, is a book both modern and nostalgic. It shows a changing city, it's slums, backstreets, temples and shrines, a city filled with erudite establishments and brothels. It shows a man trying to justify his life, and a glimpse into the creative process and a gentle eulogy on things passing.
Geisha in Rivalry, Paperback (August 2006)» View all books by Kafu Nagai
A tale of life, love and intrigue in the Shimbashi geisha quarter
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Author Biography - Kafu Nagai
Lane Dunlop has won several awards for translation, including the Japan US Friendship Award for Literary Translation for both 'A Late Chrysanthemum' and 'Twenty-four Stories' from the Japanese, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award in Literature. He is co-translator of Yasunari's Kawabata 'Palm-of-the-Hand Stories' and the translator of numerous Japanese novels, including Kafu Nagai's 'During the Rains & Flowers in the Shade: Two Novellas'."
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