Read real Japanese fiction : short stories by contemporary writers

ISBN: 9784770030580, 4770030584
OCLC Number: 190596458
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Editor: Michael Emmerich
Language: en
Publisher: Kodansha International
Publication Place: New York
English Publication Date: 2008
Notes: Contents: Kamisama by Kawakami Hiromi, Mukashi yuuhi no kouen de by Otsuichi, Nikuya Oumu by Ishii Shinji, Miira by Yoshimoto Banana, Hyakumonogatari by Kitamura Kaoru, Kakeru by Tawada Yoko. Audio CD narrated by Reiko Matsunaga.
Abstract: Six short stories in vertical text with translations of the complex passages, accompanied by CD with audio narrations performed by a professional actress. Includes Japanese-English dictionary, explanatory notes, and profiles of the individual writers placing the stories in context.