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Learning to Read Japanese

Japanese Literature: QUICKSAND:卍(まんじ)

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Learning to Read Japanese
Japanese Literature
Junichiro Tanizaki:谷崎潤一郎(たにざき じゅんいちろう)

- A translation into modern Japanese
- Ruby (The pronunciation)
- The grammatical analysis

The story is narrated by Sonoko Kakiuchi, a young woman from Osaka. At the start of the novel she lives comfortably with her husband Kotaro, and attends art classes at a local women's school. Rumors spread around the school that Sonoko is having a lesbian affair with another student, the beautiful young Mitsuko. Sonoko finds herself drawn to Mitsuko, though she barely knows her, and she proceeds to forge a friendship with her. Soon, she invites Mitsuko to her house to pose nude for her figure drawing. Mitsuko agrees, but insists on covering herself with a sheet. The sexual tension comes to a head when Sonoko rips the sheet away, thus sealing her infatuation. The two begin a fiery affair.


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Learning to Read Japanese
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  • $2.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Japanese
  • Published: Mar 06, 2019
  • Publisher: Learning to Read Japanese
  • Seller: Hisatoshi Yasunaga
  • Print Length: 519 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 3.1 or later and iOS 6.1 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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