Search Results: "Yasushi Inoue"


BOOK REVIEW

THE HUNTING GUN by Yasushi Inoue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"This slight but elegant and moving novella is a lovely introduction to a prolific Japanese writer (1907-1991) largely unknown in the West."
Inoue's first book, published in Japan in 1949, recounts a tragic love triangle from the different perspectives of those affected. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIFE OF A COUNTERFEITER by Yasushi Inoue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2015

"Inoue writes with remarkable clarity and disarming simplicity about feelings and concepts usually too intricate and ambiguous to pin down."
This newly translated volume includes the novella of the title plus two midlength stories by Inoue (The Hunting Gun, 2014, etc.), a major Japanese author less known in the U.S.Read full book review >