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The Makioka Sisters

ISBN 13: 9781784875435


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An exquisite novel about four sisters living though a turbulent decade…I’d put it in the 10 greatest books of the 20th century’ David Mitchell ‘A near-perfect novel’ Hanya Yanagihara In the years leading up to the Second World War, four sisters live in dilapidated houses in Osaka and Ashiya, and each navigate their own complex, personal relationship to the fading lustre of the Makioka family name. Rich with breathtaking descriptions of ancient customs and an ever-changing natural world, Junichiro Tanizaki evokes in loving detail a long-lost way of life even as it withers under the harsh glare of modernity. TRANSLATED BY EDWARD SEIDENSTICKER VINTAGE JAPANESE CLASSICS – five masterpieces of Japanese fiction in gorgeous new gift editions.

ISBN 13: 9781784875435

Author: Junichiro Tanizaki

Author(s) Junichiro Tanizaki
Format Paperback
ISBN 13 9781784875435
Pages 576
ISBN 10 1784875430
Publisher Vintage Classics
Weight 494 g
Publication Date 03-10-2019
Dimensions 190 × 135 × 41 mm
Dewey 895.6344
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