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10 Sep 19
Harunobu Triptych and Other Poems by Dorothy Britton

Harunobu Triptych and Other Poems by Dorothy Britton

Review by Gordon Daniels

Dorothy’s collection of poems illustrates her highly personal travels across three continents. In this volume her poems are accompanied by her own sketches; some of which were influenced by the works of famous ukiyo-e artists.

01 Jul 19
Oh, Tama! by Kanai Mieko

Oh, Tama! by Kanai Mieko

Review by Poppy Cosyns

Oh, Tama! takes the reader deep into the haphazard lives of Natsuyuki, the protagonist, and his loosely connected circle of dysfunctional acquaintances and family.

19 Jun 19
The Little House by Nakajima Kyoko

The Little House by Nakajima Kyoko

Review by Robert Paul Weston

The Little House is set in the early years of the Showa era (1926-89), when Japan’s situation is becoming increasingly tense but has not yet fully immersed in a wartime footing.

11 Jun 19
The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories

The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories

Review by Jill Dobson

A varied collection celebrating the great Japanese short story, from its modern origins in the nineteenth century to the remarkable examples being written today.

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