ISBN: 4770023545, 9784770023544
OCLC Number: 40925173
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Kenji Nakagami
Translator: Andrew Rankin
Language: en
Publisher: Kodansha International
Publication Place: Tokyo, New York
English Publication Date: 1998
Notes: Japanese title: Shugen, Somoku, Jain, Kessho, Kurenai no taki, Oni no hanashi, Juryoku no miyako. Contents: The mountain ascetic, The wind and the light, Snakelust, Makeup, Crimson waterfall, A tale of a demon, Gravity's capital.
Abstract: The seven stories collected here span the range of Kenji Nakagami's writing. He draws on the history of his birthplace, Kumano in his tales of red-eyed demons, mountain bandits and ravaged princesses. Stories with a more modern setting describe the turbulent lives of the Kumano people.