It is time that Kenji Miyazawa, long recognized as a writer of genius in his own country, enjoyed the same reputation abroad. Are his fables, in which acorns quarrel and flowers fret about losing their looks, written for children or adults? They are for both: for adventurous young minds, but also for older readers in whom the spark of curiosity, combined with a taste for fantasy and a love of language, is still alight. This collection, appearing for the first time in paperback, brings together the best of his stories. They ...

Once and Forever 1998, Kodansha

ISBN-13: 9784770021847

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