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VIEW FROM THE CHUO LINE AND OTHER STORIES

By: Richie, Donald

Price: ¥15,000.00

Publisher: SARU Press: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000042061

ISBN: 096533046X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


View from the Chuo Line and Other Stories by Donald Richie Fiction. Asian Studies. In this collection of twenty-seven short stories Donald Richie has shown people set in their ways but caught off guard by life itself. The minimality of the form emphasizes that moment of truth which James Joyce called an epiphany--the revelation which he said was the only reason for writing, or reading stories. The people are almost all Japanese--and Richie is not. Yet, though the peculiarities of culture may form them, it is a common humanity which is his subject. If, as Henry James once said, a story consist... View more info