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Translator: Gallagher, Michael

  • The pornographers

    Subuyan is a simple man who also happens to be a frantically busy, not quite successful pornographer of Osaka. He tries to keep his clients happy, and he does his best to alleviate the sorrows of mankind, at least insofar as they afflict the wealthy men and large corporations who are his clients. This humane…

  • Spring snow

    Kiyoaki Matsugae’s passionate and ill-fated love for the betrothed daughter of a Tokyo aristocrat brings him into disfavor at the Imperial Court.

  • Runaway horses

    The chronicle of a conspiracy and a novel about the roots and nature of Japanese fanaticism in the years that led to war, an era marked by depression, social change and political violence.

  • The sea and poison.