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Book Subject Tag: Short stories, Japanese

  • Five by Endo : stories

    Here gathered in this small volume are five of the Japanese writer Shusaku Endo’s short stories exemplifying his style and his interests, presenting, as it were, Endo in a nutshell. “Unzen,” the opening story, touches on the subject of Silence, Endo’s most famous novel – that is the torture and martyrdom of Christians in seventeenth-century…

  • The final martyrs

    Eleven stories by a cosmopolitan Japanese writer. The title story is on the persecution of Christians in Japan; Japanese in Warsaw is on pimping for tourists; Adieu, set in France, is on old age; and Shadows is a young man’s cry from the heart when his role model, a Spanish priest, abandons the church for…

  • Read real Japanese fiction : short stories by contemporary writers

    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.

  • Stained glass elegies : stories