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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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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

THE BURIED GIANT

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Vintage Books:

Seller ID: RWARE0000042130

ISBN: 110191131X

Condition: Very Good


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THE REMAINS OF THE DAY

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000043029

ISBN: 0571200737

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. 'After all what can we ever gain in forever looking back and blaming ourselves if our lives have not turned out quite as we might have wished?'In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and into his past...A contemporar... View more info

NEVER LET ME GO

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000043566

ISBN: 1400078776

Condition: Very Good


From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker P rize-winning novel The Remains of the Day comes a devastating novel of inno cence, knowledge, and loss. As children Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of merc urial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly reminding their charges of how special they were. Now, years later, Kathy is ... View more info

AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Vintage International: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000043666

ISBN: 0679722661

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. View more info

AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000043682

ISBN: 0571209130

Condition: Good


It is 1948. Japan is rebuilding her cities after the calamity of World War Two, her people putting defeat behind them and looking to the future. The c elebrated artist, Masuji Ono, fills his days attending to his garden, his h ouse repairs, his two grown daughters and his grandson; his evenings drinki ng with old associates in quiet lantern-lit bars. His should be a tranquil retirement. But as his memories continually return to the past - to a life and career deeply touc... View more info

AFTER DARK

By: Murakami, Haruki

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000043764

ISBN: 0099520869

Condition: Very Good


The midnight hour approaches in an almost empty all-night diner. Mari sips her coffee and glances up from a book as a young man, a musician, intrudes on her solitude. Both have missed the last train home. The musician has pla ns to rehearse with his jazz band all night, Mari is equally unconcerned an d content to read, smoke and drink coffee until dawn. They realise they've been acquainted through Eri, Mari's beautiful sister. The musician soon lea ves with a promise to ... View more info

SON (ENGLISH VERSION)-BOTCHAN (TUTTLE CLASSICS)

By: Natsume, Soseki

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: book:

Seller ID: RWARE0000043567

ISBN: 4805308028

Condition: Very Good


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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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SPRING GARDEN

By: SHIBASAKI, TOMOKA

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Pushkin Press: 2017

Seller ID: RWARE0000043961

ISBN: 1782272704

Condition: Very Good


Winner of the Akutagawa Prize, a sharp, photo-realistic novella of memory a nd thwarted hope: part of our Japanese novella series, showcasing the best contemporary Japanese writing Divorced and cut off from his family, Taro lives alone in one of the few oc cupied apartments in his block, a block that is to be torn down as soon as the remaining tenants leave. Since the death of his father, Taro keeps to h imself, but is soon drawn into an unusual relationship with the wo... View more info

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

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

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

VILLAIN

By: Yoshida, Shuichi

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000043633

ISBN: 0099526654

Condition: Good


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