Quicksand by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
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Quicksand

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Quicksand by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

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The title of this book is Quicksand and is written by author Jun'ichiro Tanizaki. The book Quicksand is published by Random House USA Inc. The ISBN of this book is 9780679760221 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Quicksand by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780679760221
ISBN-10: 0679760229
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 5-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

Junichiro Tanizaki was born in Tokyo in 1886 and lived there until the earthquake of 1923, when he moved to the Kyoto-Osaka region, the scene of his novel The Makioka Sisters (1943-48). Among his works are Naomi (1924), Some Prefer Nettles (1928), Quicksand (1930), Arrowroot (1931), A Portrait of Shunkin (1933), The Secret History of the Lord of Musashi (1935), modern versions of The Tale of Genji (1941, 1954, and 1965), Captain Shigemoto's Mother (1949), The Key (1956), and Diary of a Mad Old Man (1961). By 1930 he had gained such renown that an edition of his complete works was published, and he was awarded Japan's Imperial Prize in Literature in 1949. Tanizaki died in 1965.

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