Books tagged: japanese literature

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A Quick Guide to “The Tale of Genji”
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
It is believed that “The Tale of Genji” was delivered to aristocratic women, the yokibito, in installments, so the book may have also been written chapter by chapter in installments.
The Quiet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Sakura Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Quiet is a story Hisa soldiered through a lifetime to tell; it’s at once a first-person chronicle of history, and a heartening tale of a compassionate, resilient human spirit.
Gauche the Cellist and Other Stories
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 2 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland contains four stories by Kenji Miyazawa and one story by Nankichi Niimi. In addition to the title story, this book also includes Kenji's much loved The Restaurant of Many Orders and Niimi's Buying Mittens. A wonderful collection.
10 of the Best Stories from Kenji Miyazawa and Nankichi Niimi
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 5 of Tales from Japan contains all stories from Books 1 - 4, five stories by Kenji, including Gauche the Cellist and The Restaurant of Many Orders (along with his famous poem Ame-ni-mo makezu) and five stories from Niimi, including Gon the Fox.
Gon the Fox and Other Stories
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 4 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland contains four wonderful stories by Niimi and one story by Kenji. In addition to the title story, this book also includes Grandpa's Lamp as well as Kenji's much loved Ame-ni-mo makezu. A truly wonderful collection.
Kenju's Forest Playground & Ame-ni-mo makezu
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book1. Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Kenji Miyazawa is undoubtedly one of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 1 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland is an introduction to Kenji's writing through his well-known poem Ame-ni-mo makezu and the story of Kenju, which can be thought of as an extension of that poem. Note that both these stories can be found in Book 4 & 5 of the series Tales from a Japanese Dreamland.
Buying Mittens
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Nankichi Niimi is undoubtedly one of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 3 of Tales from a Japanese Dreamland is an introduction to Niimi's writing through one of his most famous children's stories. The highlight of this delightful children's story is the beautiful description of the foxes' journey through the snow covered woods during the middle of the night.
The Restaurant of Many Orders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
This is perhaps the most famous of Kenji's short stories and one of his personal favorites, as it was the title story of his one and only self-published collection of short stories. Two hunters go on a hunting trip in the country and end up completely lost. Luckily they come across what appears to be an extremely popular restaurant…but everything is not as it seems.
Night on the Milky Way Railway
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
Giovanni is having trouble concentrating at school because he's tired from his part-time job and he doesn't have time to play with any of his friends any more. His local village is getting ready to hold their annual star festival, but Giovanni feels as if he's been left out. But then the most amazing thing happens, and Giovanni finds himself riding on a train heading through the Milky Way.
The Fart (Tales from Japan)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story of a dramatic event that happened to a boy named Harukichi one warm afternoon in autumn. Harukichi goes to a small school in a small village. Sometimes Harukichi is embarrassed by the way his classmates behave. One day a new teacher named Mr. Fuji arrives from the big city. Another interesting character in this story is Ishitaro. Ishitaro likes to fart. A lot.