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THE FACE OF ANOTHER

By: Abe, Kobo

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: TUTTLE: 1973

Seller ID: RWARE0000032526

Condition: Very Good


Like an elegantly chilling postscript to The Metamorphosis, this classic of postwar Japanese literature describes a bizarre physical transformation th at exposes the duplicities of an entire world. The narrator is a scientist hideously deformed in a laboratory accident-a man who has lost his face and , with it, his connection to other people. View more info

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NO LONGER HUMAN

By: Dazai, Osamu

Price: ¥6,000.00

Publisher: TUTTLE:

Seller ID: RWARE0000047340

ISBN: 4805307560

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

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BIRTHDAY GIRL

By: Haruki, Murakami

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: RHUK: 2019

Seller ID: RWARE0000048283

ISBN: 1787301257

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

THE UNCONSOLED

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000046039

ISBN: 0679735879

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. From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker P rize-winning novel The Remains of the Day, here is a novel that is at once a gripping psychological mystery, a wicked satire of the cult of art, and a poignant character study of a man whose public life has accelerated beyond his control. The setting is a nameless Central European city where Ryder, a renowned pianist, has come to give the most important performance of his lif... View more info

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THE BURIED GIANT: A NOVEL

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2016

Seller ID: RWARE0000048394

ISBN: 0571315070

Condition: Very Good


An extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booke r Prize-winning The Remains of the Day. "You've long set your heart against it, Axl, I know. But it's time now to t hink on it anew. There's a journey we must go on, and no more delay..." The Buried Giant begins as a couple set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen in years. Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in nearly a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge, and war. View more info

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SHANK'S MARE: JAPAN'S GREAT COMIC NOVEL OF TRAVEL AND RIBALDRY

By: Jippensha, Ikku

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000048898

ISBN: 0804815801

Condition: Very Good


A pair of irrepressible scoundrels are the heroes of this madcap adventure along the great highway, from Tokyo to Kyoto. This lusty tale of their disr eputable doings was originally issued serially in 1802, and was so successf ul that the author wrote numerous sequels, appearing year by year. View more info

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN JAPAN 2

By: Kawauchi, Sayumi

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Kodansha: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000046783

ISBN: 4061860259

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. Japan has an ancient oral tradition of folk stories for children that are highly evocative and impart a valuable moral lesson. This is a sequel to the first book. View more info

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN JAPAN (KODANSHA ENGLISH LIBRARY)

By: Kawauchi, Sayumi

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Kodansha International: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000046784

ISBN: 4061860186

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

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN JAPAN - # 3

By: Kawauchi, Sayumi

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Kodansha:

Seller ID: RWARE0000046785

ISBN: 406186033X

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

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN JAPAN (KODANSHA BILINGUAL BOOKS) (JAPANESE AND ENGLISH EDITION)

By: Kawauchi, Sayumi

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Kodansha International Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000048923

ISBN: 4770021739

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. Japan has an ancient oral tradition of folk stories for children that are highly evocative and impart a valuable moral lesson. This is a collection of eight of the stories, accompanied by "manga" illustrations from the television animated version. View more info

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 for revenge cause the earthquake? Junpei's estranged parents live in Kobe. Should he contact them? Miyake left his family in... View more info

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NORWEGIAN WOOD

By: Murakami, Haruki

Price: ¥6,000.00

Publisher: Harvill Press: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000048819

ISBN: 1860468004

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


Two paperbacks, green and red covers, in presentation box with Harvill to b ase of spine of slipcase and books. Stunning and elegiac, Norwegian Wood first propelled Haruki Murakami into t he forefront of the literary scene. Toru, a serious young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, a beau tiful and introspective young woman, but their mutual passion is marked by the tragic death of their best friend years before. As Naoko retreats furth er into her own world, Toru finds himself drawn to a fiercely independent a nd sexually liberated young woman.  A magnificent coming-of-age story ... View more info

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COIN LOCKER BABIES

By: Murakami, Ryu

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Kodansha International: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000048093

ISBN: 4770023081

Condition: Very Good


Abandoned at birth in adjacent train station lockers, two troubled boys spe nd their youth in an orphanage and with foster parents on a semi-deserted i sland before finally setting off for the city to find and destroy the mothe rs who rejected them. View more info

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THE TALE OF GENJI

By: Murasaki, Lady

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Print On Demand: 2018

Seller ID: RWARE0000048924

ISBN: 0804832560

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 Tale of Genji is the Japanese classic written by the noblewoman Lady Murasaki in the 11th century. It is sometimes called the world's first novel, the first psychological novel, or the first novel still to be considered a classic. While hard to classify precisely, it is universally considered a masterpiece in both Western and Eastern fiction. The novelist Yasunari Kawabata said in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech: "The Tale of Genji in partic... View more info

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PORNOGRAPHERS

By: Nozaka, Akiyuki

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000046457

ISBN: 0804813787

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

BATTLE ROYALE

By: Takami, Koushun

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000045463

ISBN: 156931778X

Condition: Very Good


Koushun Takami's notorious high-octane thriller is based on an irresistible premise: a class of junior high school students is taken to a deserted isl and where, as part of a ruthless authoritarian program, they are provided a rms and forced to kill one another until only one survivor is left standing . Criticized as violent exploitation when first published in Japan - where it then proceeded to become a runaway bestseller - Battle Royale is a Lord of the Flies for the 21st century, a potent allegory of what it means to be young and (barely) alive in a dog-eat-dog world. Made into a controvers... 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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STRANGERS

By: Yamada, Taichi (author)

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000048618

ISBN: 0571229050

Condition: Very Good


TV scriptwriter, Harada returns one night to the dilapidated downtown distr ict of Tokyo where he grew up. At the theatre, he meets a likable man who l ooks exactly like his long-dead father. And so begins Harada's ordeal, as h e's thrust into a reality where his parents appear to be alive at the exact age they had been when they had died. 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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