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VIEW FROM THE CHUO LINE AND OTHER STORIES

By: Richie, Donald

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: SARU Press: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000042061

ISBN: 096533046X

Condition: 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

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THE INLAND SEA (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)

By: Richie, Donald

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000047293

ISBN: 1880656698

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged.(Signe d by Author) "Earns its place on the very short shelf of books on Japan that are of perm anent value."--Times Literary Supplement. "Richie is a stupendous travel writer; the book shines with bright witticis ms, deft characterizations of fisherfolk, merchants, monks and wistful adol escents, and keen comparisons of Japanes and Western culture." --San Franci sco Chronicle "A learned, beautifully paced elegy."--London Revi... View more info