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ISBN-10:  0824817893
ISBN-13:  978-0824817893
Editor:  Charles Shiro Inouye
Author:  Izumi Kyoka
Genre:  Gothic Fiction, Supernatural Fiction, Classic Literature
Publisher:  University of Hawaii Press
Date Published:  June 1, 1996
Format:  Paperback
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Quick Tip by . March 07, 2013
Izumi Kyoka is sort of akin to the Edgar Allen Poe of Japan. Both writers are renowned for their highly influential dark romantic fiction conveyed through very complex and eloquent language. Unfortunately being a translation, the latter reason doesn't make it over here. Charles Shiro Inouye's translations of these stories is really good, but it's done in a style that relatively simple for modern English readers to follow. Still, that's not exactly a bad thing. These stories are classics...why …
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