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The beautiful and the grotesque

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Short stories.

notes: Contents: A sprig of wild orange (Introduction), The robbers (Chuto), The dog, Shiro, The handkerchief (Hankachi), The dolls (Hina), Gratitude (Ho’onki), The faith of Wei Sheng (Bisei no shin), The lady, Roku-No-Miya (Rokunomiya no himegime), The kappa, Saig takamori, The greeting (Ojigi), Withered fields (Kareno-sho), Absorbed in letters (Gesaku zanmai), The garden (Niwa), The badger (Mujina), Heresy (Jashumon), A woman’s body. Illustrations by Yuko Shimizu.
subjects: Social life and customs
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780871401922
OCLC number: 449867293
publisher: Liveright Pub. Corp.
publication place: New York
english publication date: 2010
document type: Book
description: 440 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.