Geoffrey Ivar

Biography

Geoffrey Ivar studied Japanese and English Literature at the University of Virginia. He moved to Japan on the JET Programme to teach English, improve his Japanese, and gain a greater appreciation for Japanese literature. Although he has returned to live in America, he still travels frequently between Japan and the U.S.

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Books

A Collection of Japanese Short Stories: Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
This volume contains ten short stories from four Classical Japanese authors. All of the included stories were published in the early 20th Century and were written by celebrated Japanese authors -- many of the stories have never been translated to English. The topics of the stories vary, but some of the themes include: love, the occult, Communism, Christianity, and sacrifice.
Traveling Alone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three short stories by one of Japan's earliest famous female authors. Themes of isolation, familial relationships, and political activism intersect in this fascinating snapshot of early 20th-century Japanese literature.
Rebellion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story by the classic Japanese author Tsuseko Yada. At its core, Rebellion is about human faith and frailty. The story follows Omatsu, her children, and the Christian church that both saves and destroys the fragile family. Please note that this story totals about 5000 words.
The Secret of the Fish and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of rare, classic, supernatural Japanese short stories by Kotarou Tanaka: "Moths," "The Soldier Who Vanished Into Thin Air," and "The Secret of the Fish." A creepy pseudo-romance, ghosts, poison, and shapeshifting!
The Hole and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a collection of three short supernatural stories by the classic Japanese writer Ikujirou Ran. The included stories are: The Hole, The Man Who Held His Breath and Solitude. Please note that this collection totals about 5000 words.

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