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Read real Japanese fiction : short stories by contemporary writers

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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.

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.
subjects: Heisei period
Short stories, Japanese
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9784770030580
OCLC number: 190596458
publisher: Kodansha International
publication place: New York
english publication date: 2008
document type: Book
description: 143, 112 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. + 1 CD (4 3/4 in.)