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Early Light (Storybook ND Series)

By Osamu Dazai & Donald Keene &
Early Light (Storybook ND Series) by Osamu Dazai & Donald Keene &  digital book - Fable

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I like Dazai a lot.

9 Reviews

3.5
Thinking Face
Multi-layered charactersDescriptive writingOriginal writingBeautiful settingDarkThought-provoking
Descriptive writingFast-pacedImmersive setting
“I love this book. It's a short story collection and I enjoyed reading the stories. I love the stories and some are my favorite.”

About Osamu Dazai

Osamu Dazai was born in 1909 into a powerful landowning family of northern Japan. A brilliant student, he entered the French department of Tokyo University in 1930, but later boasted that in the five years before he left without a degree, he had never attended a lecture. Dazai was famous for confronting head-on the social and moral crises of postwar Japan before he committed suicide by throwing himself into Tokyo’s Tamagawa Aqueduct. His body was found on what would have been his 39th birthday.

Ralph McCarthy

RALPH MCCARTHY has lived in Japan for almost two decades. He is the translator of two collections of stories by Osamu Dazai, “Self Portraits” and “Blue Bamboo,” and of Ryu Murakami’s novel 69.

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