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Some Prefer Nettles

Junichiro Tanizaki (Author)

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • 160 Page / Published 2001-02-01
  • Category: Fiction , Modern & contemporary fiction , Japanese Authors
  • ISBN: 9780099283379
  • Language: English
  • Format: PB
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34.50 GEL

Junichiro Tanizaki

Born in Nihonbashi,Tokyo, JapanJuly 24, 1886 Died July 30, 1965 Genre Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction Influences Edgar Allan Poe, Sade, Oscar Wilde Jun'ichirō Tanizaki (谷崎 潤一郎) was a Japanese author, and one....

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The marriage of Kaname and Misako is disintegrating: whilst seeking passion and fulfilment in the arms of others, they contemplate the humiliation of divorce. Misako's father believes their relationship has been damaged by the influence of a new and alien culture, and so attempts to heal the breach by educating his son-in-law in the time-honoured Japanese traditions of aesthetic and sensual pleasure. The result is an absorbing, chilling conflict between ancient and modern, young and old.