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My favourite Japanese literature!

A Listmania! list by J. C. J. Bogert (The Netherlands)
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Spring Snow (The Sea of Fertility)
1.  Spring Snow (The Sea of Fertility) by Yukio Mishima
The list author says:
  "first part of Mishima's sea of fertility series, brilliant and super intense book, gives a good view of turn-of the century Japan. Beautifully written!"
6.99   Used & New from: 0.35
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Kafka On The Shore (Vintage Magic)
2.  Kafka On The Shore (Vintage Magic) by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "Murakami's masterpiece, as with most murakami books it keeps you puzzled for years to come"
6.29   Used & New from: 2.50
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (164 customer reviews)

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
3.  The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "Murakami's most metaphysical work"
6.29   Used & New from: 1.55
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (156 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Thousand Cranes (Vintage International)
4.  A Thousand Cranes (Vintage International) by Yasunari Kawabata
The list author says:
  "My favourite Kawabata, beautifully written showing the clash between classic japanese and westernised culture"
Used & New from: 4.00
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Runaway Horses (The Sea of Fertility)
5.  Runaway Horses (The Sea of Fertility) by Yukio Mishima
The list author says:
  "second part of Mishima's sea of fertility, gives a interesting insight in the turmoils of pre-worldwar II Japan"
6.99   Used & New from: 3.34
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter (Kodansha's Illustrated Japanese Classics)
6.  The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter (Kodansha's Illustrated Japanese Classics) by Yasunari Kawabata
The list author says:
  "rewriting of a classic japanese folk-tale by Kawabata, with beautiful illustrations by Masayuki Miyata"
Used & New from: 38.71
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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I am a Cat (Tuttle classics)
7.  I am a Cat (Tuttle classics) by Soseki Natsume
The list author says:
  "The ultimate book for cat-lovers who also like Japanese culture :)"
12.72   Used & New from: 4.45
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Dance Dance Dance
8.  Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "Hyper-realistic novel for modern day Japan with of course the scary Murakami moments, like a David Lynch movie!"
6.79   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

The Decay Of The Angel (The Sea of Fertility)
9.  The Decay Of The Angel (The Sea of Fertility) by Yukio Mishima
The list author says:
  "sad final part of the Sea of Fertility, interesting insights into buddhism"
8.99   Used & New from: 2.91
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Silent Cry (Five Star)
10.  The Silent Cry (Five Star) by Kenzaburo Oe
The list author says:
  "Oe's masterpiece!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 29/04/2008
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