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149 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Poor condition. Water damaged. FICTION. The three stories presented in this volume all center upon alonely protagonist and his peculiar eroticism. In each, the author explores the interplay of fantasy and reality at work on a mind in solitude-in House of the Sleeping Beauties, the elderly Eguchi and his clandestine trips to his club; In One Arm, the bizarre dialogue of a man with the arm of a young girl; in Of Birds and Beasts, a middle-aged man's memories of an affair with a dancer mingled with glimpses of his abnormal attachment to pets. Translated into English from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker. (Key Words: Yasunari Kawabata, Nobel Prize Wimmers, Yukio Mishima, Pets, Edward G. Seidensticker, Japanese Literature, Solitude, Japan).
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