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Gauche the Cellist
By Kenji Miyazawa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
(3.00 from 1 review)
Another gem from the Japanese maestro of storytelling Kenji Miyazawa. Gauche plays the cello in the town orchestra, but he needs to do a lot better if he wants to keep his place. He realizes he is going to have to practice every spare moment if he is going to improve in time for the big concert. But will that be enough? Just when he is getting into his rhythm a visitor drops in - and then another.
Japanese Reader Collection Volume 1: Hikoichi
By Clay Boutwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Perfect for beginning and upper beginning students of Japanese. This affordable Japanese reader contains four complete stories of a clever and mischievous young man, Hikoichi. Get FREE MP3s of the stories read by a native Japanese speaker. Listen while reading. The link to the MP3s is found on the last page.
Haiku
By Patom Chanok
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
A collection of haiku poems.
Tales Of Old Japanese
By Hugh Ashton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,760. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Japanese
Tales of Old Japanese is a collection of five short stories of the older generation living in contemporary Japan. The author has spent over 20 years living in the country, working as a writer and journalist. Some of his impressions of Japan and of the people who live there have been recorded therein.