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Author: Jun'ichirō Tanizaki; Howard Hibbett
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage international edView all editions and formats
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"Sonoko Kakiuchi is a cultured Osaka lady, unfortunately widowed young. But her story is unsettlingly at odds with her image. It is a tale of infatuation and deceit, of deliberate evil. Its theme is humiliation, its victim Sonoko's mild-mannered husband. At is centre-- seductive, manipulating, enslaving-- is one of Tanizaki's most extraordinary characters, the beautiful and corrupt art student, Mitsuko."--Publisher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Black humor (Literature)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jun'ichirō Tanizaki; Howard Hibbett
ISBN: 0679760229 9780679760221
OCLC Number: 33214783
Description: 224 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Manji.
Responsibility: Junʼichirō Tanizaki ; translated from the Japanese by Howard Hibbett.

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"Sonoko Kakiuchi is a cultured Osaka lady, unfortunately widowed young. But her story is unsettlingly at odds with her image. It is a tale of infatuation and deceit, of deliberate evil. Its theme is humiliation, its victim Sonoko's mild-mannered husband. At is centre-- seductive, manipulating, enslaving-- is one of Tanizaki's most extraordinary characters, the beautiful and corrupt art student, Mitsuko."--Publisher description.

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