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The key ; and, Diary of a mad old man

Translated by Howard Hibbett

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These two modern classics by the great Japanese novelist Junichiro Tanizaki, both utilize the diary form to explore the authority that love and sex have over all.

japanese title: Kagi, Futen rojin nikki
notes: Japanese title: Kagi, Futen rojin nikki. Contents: The key, Diary of a mad old man. Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1st work in 1960, 2nd work in 1965.
subjects: Adultery
Older men
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781400079001
OCLC number: 56580993
publisher: Vintage Books
publication place: New York
japanese publication date: The Key: 1956, Diary of a Mad Old Man: 1961
english publication date: 2004
document type: Book
description: 356 p. ; 21 cm.