In Black and White (book review) Jun'ichirō Tanizaki,

Phyllis I. Lyons (Translator)


201003: the man who wrote 'to the point of murder'... then in paranoia tries to extricate himself from how exactly close to real murder. imagining crime where there is no crime. imagining persecution. and only gets himself mired deeper and deeper. some literary self-reflection that probably works best if you know conventions of the Japanese I-novel, but it is comic, effective, cringeworthy. there are a few critical pieces at the end of this edition as well...

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