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Two Japanese Novelists

Soseki & Toson

by Edwin McClellan

  • 373 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Tuttle Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Texts,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Asian - Japanese,
  • Literary,
  • Asian

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7930957M
    ISBN 100804833400
    ISBN 109780804833400

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