Three Japanese Short Stories

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Beguiling, strange and hair-raising tales from early 20th century Japan: Nagai’s ‘Behind the Prison’, Uno’s ‘Closet LLB’ and Akutagawa’s deeply macabre ‘General Kim’.

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‘Oh the cruelty of time, that destroys all things!’

Beguiling, strange and hair-raising tales from early 20th century Japan: Nagai’s Behind the Prison, Uno’s Closet LLB and Akutagawa’s deeply macabre General Kim.

Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Shirley Jackson; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York’s underground scene to the farthest reaches of outer space.

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Weight 0.05 kg
Dimensions 16 × 11 × 0.5 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

64

Language

English

Edition

Short stories

Dewey

895.630108044 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K