Tanizaki, Jun'ichiro

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  • The siren’s lament


    The siren’s lament

    A new selection and translation of short stories by a hugely prominent classic Japanese writer, filled with eroticism and fantasy. The sage Confucius travels to a kingdom ruled by a struggling duke, whose pursuit of virtue is threatened by his consort’s desire for pleasure. A naive servant elopes with his master’s daughter, only to be plunged headlong into a world of murder and corruption. Exhausted by a lifestyle of never-ending debauchery, a young prince finds himself in possession of a dazzling, beguiling mermaid.

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