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Diary of a Mad Old Man

Junichiro Tanizaki (Author)

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • 192 Page / Published 2000-09-07
  • Category: Japanese authors , Modern & contemporary fiction
  • ISBN: 9780099285199
  • Language: English
  • Format: PB
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29.50 GEL

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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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While recovering from a stroke, seventy-seven-year-old Utsugi turns to his diary to wryly record his struggle with his ageing body and his growing desire for his beautiful daughter-in-law Satsuko, a chic, Westernised dancer with a shady past. Shining with a self-effacing humour, Tanizaki's last novel is a tragicomedy about desire and the will to survive.