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WHERE HYDRANGEAS GROW

By: Ashizawa, Ethne

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Carnegie Publishing: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007813

ISBN: 1858214106

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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SILENCE

By: Endo, Shusaku

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Taplinger Publishing Company: 1980

Seller ID: RWARE0000044388

ISBN: 0800871863

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. "Silence I regard as a masterpiece, a lucid and elegant drama." Irving Howe. -- The New York Times Review Of Books. View more info

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BELKA, WHY DON'T YOU BARK

By: Furukawa, Hideo

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Haikasoru: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000044416

ISBN: 1421549379

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


Belka, Why Don't You Bark? begins in 1943, when Japanese troops retreat fro m the Aleutian island of Kiska, leaving four military dogs behind. One of t hem dies in isolation, and the others are taken under the protection of U.S . troops. Meanwhile, in the USSR, a KGB military dog handler kidnaps the da ughter of a Japanese yakuza. Named after the Russian astronaut dog Strelka, the girl develops a psychic connection with canines. A multi-generational epic as seen through ... View more info

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NORWEGIAN WOOD

By: Haruki (translated from the J Murakami

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000043614

ISBN: 0099448823

Condition: Good


Rife with allusions to the beatles, the second world war and to other works of his, murakami's norwegian wood is the story of toro watanabe. It follow s the japanese college student's life in japan and his relationship with th e emotionally fragile, wistful and melancholic naoko.published by rhuk as a paperback in english in 2001, norwegian wood is narrated in the first pers on, in murakami's trademark conversational tone. The story chronicles the c omplicated relationsh... View more info

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THE BURIED GIANT

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Vintage Books:

Seller ID: RWARE0000042130

ISBN: 110191131X

Condition: Very Good


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UNCONSOLED

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Knopf, 1995: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000044396

ISBN: 0571177182

Condition: Fair


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NOCTURNES: FIVE STORIES OF MUSIC AND NIGHTFALL

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo ( SHI HEI YI XIONG )

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000044230

ISBN: 0571245013

Condition: Good


Paperback. Pages: 240 Language: English Publisher: Faber and Faber In a sub lime story cycle. Kazuo Ishiguro explores ideas of love. music and the pass ing of time From the piazzas of Italy to the Malvern Hills. a London flat t o the hush-. hush floor of an exclusive Hollywood hotel. the characters we encounter range from young dreamers to cafe musicians to faded stars. all o f them at some moment of reckoning Gentle. intimate and witty. this quintet is marked by a haunt... View more info

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AFTER THE QUAKE

By: Murakami, Haruki

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000044202

ISBN: 0099448564

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. The economy was booming. People had more money than they knew what to do with. And then the earthquake struck. For the characters in After the Quake, the Kobe earthquake is an echo from a past they buried long ago. Satsuki has spent thirty years hating one man: a lover who destroyed her chances of having children. Did her desire... View more info

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WHAT I TALK ABOUT WHEN I TALK ABOUT RUNNING

By: Murakami, Hauiki

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Vintage International: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000044301

ISBN: 0307473392

Condition: Good


In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami be gan running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from At hens to Marathon, and now, after dozens of such races, not to mention triat hlons and a dozen critically acclaimed books, he reflects upon the influenc e the sport has had on his life and-even more important-on his writing. Equal parts training log, travelogue, and reminiscence, this revealing memo ir covers his four-mon... View more info

THE SOIL: A PORTRAIT OF RURAL LIFE IN MEIJI JAPAN

By: Nagatsuka, Takashi

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: University of California Pre: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000044567

ISBN: 0520083725

Condition: Very Good


Nagatsuka Takashi's novel The Soil, published in Japan in 1910, provides a moving and sensitive but unsentimental portrait of rural peasant life in Ja pan during the Meiji era. The community described is the author's native pl ace, and the characters whose lives are described in vivid detail over a pe riod of years are drawn from life. View more info

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OUT

By: natsuo-kirino

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000044470

ISBN: 0099492687

Condition: Good


Nothing in Japanese literature prepares us for the stark, tension-filled, p lot-driven realism of Natsuo Kirino's award-winning literary mystery Out. This mesmerizing novel tells the story of a brutal murder in the staid Toky o suburbs, as a young mother who works the night shift making boxed lunches strangles her abusive husband and then seeks the help of her coworkers to dispose of the body and cover up her crime. The coolly intelligent Masako e merges as the plot's r... View more info

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A PERSONAL MATTER (TUTTLE CLASSICS)

By: Oe, Kenzaburo

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing:

Seller ID: RWARE0000042619

ISBN: 4805306416

Condition: Very Good


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THE TALE OF GENJI

By: Shikibu, Murasaki

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000034846

ISBN: 4805308729

Condition: Very Good


Written centuries before the time of Shakespeare and even Chaucer, The Tale of Genji marks the birth of the novel-and after more than a millennium, th is seminal work continues to enchant readers throughout the world. Lady Mur asaki Shikibu and her tale's hero, Prince Genji, have had an unmatched infl uence on Japanese culture. Prince Genji manifests what was to become an ima ge of the ideal Heian era courtier; gentle and passionate. Genji is also a master poet, dancer, ... View more info

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THE TALE OF GENJI

By: Shikibu, Murasaki

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000042842

ISBN: 4805304383

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Two books in original slipcase that has been read, but is in excellent cond ition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spines remain undamaged. 'The Tale of Genji' has long been known to discerning readers a Japan's greatest work of literature and as one of the world's greatest novels. From the skilled hands of Edward Seidensticker, 'The Tale of Genji' emerges in this translation with great accuracy and clarity. Murasaki Shikibu, or Lady Murasak... View more info

THE PILLOW BOOK OF SEI SHONAGON

By: Shonagon, Sei

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000044572

ISBN: 0140442367

Condition: Good


'The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon', an informal diary of the reminiscences o f a lady-in-waiting at the court of a Heian Empress. View more info

ROTARY SUSHI: MANY KINDS OF STORIES

By: Wright, Hillel

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Printed Matter Press, Tokyo: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000030206

ISBN: 4900178225

Condition: Very Good


Hillel Wright is a product of the 60s and 70s. American, Canadian, hippie, wastrel, womanizer, fisherman, poet, teacher and masterful story teller. Th is book takes stories from all eras and most recently from his Japan period and adds one translation by Mihoro Kizuki. View more info

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VILLAIN

By: Yoshida, Shuichi

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000043633

ISBN: 0099526654

Condition: Good


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