2 edition of Two Japanese novelists found in the catalog.
Two Japanese novelists
|Series||Tut books. R|
|LC Classifications||PL812.A8 Z78 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||168|
|LC Control Number||72175157|
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Haruki Murakami isn't the only Japanese writer out there. Here are 20 other great Japanese novelists, both historical and contemporary. Do I need to say more. Haruki Murakami is probably the most famous Japanese novelist today. His works are translated into multiple languages and read throughout the globe.
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Murakami is easily one of the most successful Japanese authors of all time. His best-selling Two Japanese novelists book have been translated into fifty languages, made into movies and adapted for the stage. This award-winning novelist has been called “un-Japanese” by his peers, since his works were heavily influenced by the Western : Alicia Joy.
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