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Book Subject Tag: Young men, Japan, Fiction

  • Popular hits of the Showa era

    Describes a “gang war” between six aimless youths and six tough, independent career women battling for control of a Tokyo neighborhood and exacting revenge when one of them succumbs to a lethal ambush.

  • The girl I left behind

    A man who caused a girl to fall in love with him by playing up his deformity, then seduced and abandoned her, is haunted by her memory. A study of the workings of conscience. By a Japanese Catholic writer, author of Silence.