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.
|japanese title:||Shugen, Somoku, Jain, Kessho, Kurenai no taki, Oni no hanashi, Juryoku no miyako|
|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.|
|publication place:||Tokyo, New York|
|english publication date:||1998|
|description:||147 p. ; 22 cm.|