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by Junichiro Tanizaki

Shunkinsho Synopsis

Shunkinsho is the most famous novella by Japanese Aestheticism Master Junichiro Tanizaki.Shunkin, a daughter of Osaka medicine dealer, was blind in her childhood. She was beautiful, intelligent and talented, and showed her amazing talent in music.Sasuke, who came to her family as an apprentice, adored her and secretly studied the shamisen while serving her. Then, he became semi-slavery and semi- apprentice.After the housekeeping, Shunkin was disfigured because of others' hatred. Later, Sasuke stabbed his eyes. Two people went deep into the lowers' world that nobody knew.Jiyege is a novella written in the background of the local history and legend of Jiye. It is also fictional and interesting."e;I"e; was prepared to create a historical novel with the background of the Jiye, and to collect information from the Jiye, but it led to the old story of "e;my"e; friend Jincun Simu's mother who died early and to establish a good marriage.

Book Information

ISBN: 9787532771424
Publication date: 1st September 2016
Author: Junichiro Tanizaki
Publisher: CNPeReading Shanghai Translation Publishing House
Format: eBook

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