Show More Scandal by Shusaku Endo, translated by Van Gessel.
Peter Owen, 237 pp., £11.95, April 1988, 0 7206 0682 9Show More
Hell Screen, Cogwheels, A Fool’s Life by Ryunosuke Akutagawa.
Eridanos, 145 pp., £13.95, March 1988, 0 941419 02 9Show More
Singular Rebellion by Saiichi Maruya, translated by Dennis Keene.
Deutsch, 412 pp., £12.95, March 1988, 0 233 98202 7Show More
“... convention demands, according to their deserts. The book is very well written, and the translator, Dennis Keene, is to be highly commended for the skill with which he has rendered the narrator’s affably fluent articulations into something that might easily pass for an original English text. Typical of the stylistic flavour of the work is this opening to ...”