Emmerich: Read Real Japanese Fiction: Short Stories by Contemporary Writers. pb
- Read Real Japanese Fiction: Short Stories by Contemporary Writers.
- By Emmerich, Michael
- Pb., 256 pages, 210 x 140 mm. Includes audio CD. 2013
Long-awaited by teachers and students, Read Real Japanese Fiction presents short works by six of todays most daring and provocative Japanese writers. The spellbinding world of Hiromi Kawakami; the hair-raising horror of Otsuichi; the haunting, poignant prose of Banana Yoshimoto; even the poetic word-play of Yoko Tawada whatever a readers taste, he or she is sure to find something of interest and value in this book, suitable for students at the intermediate level and above. As in real Japanese novels, the text on each page runs from top to bottom and from right to left.