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....Read More
A seductive psychological thriller about obsession, jealousy and deceit, and a Japanese classic Sonoko Kakiuchi is a cultured Osaka lady in an uninspiring marriage. When she decides to take an art class in town she meets the extraordinary Mitsuko, a woman as beautiful and charismatic as she is cunning. They begin a passionate affair and Sonoko soon finds herself infatuated by Mitsuko, and ensnared in a web of sex, humiliation and deceit. With an introduction by Kristen Roupenian, author of 'Cat Person'