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A shy, unworldly young student has his eyes opened to Tokyo's bustling metropolis, in this delicate, bitter-sweet work of innocence and experience from Japan's foremost modern novelist.

'Even bigger than Japan is the inside of your head. Don't ever surrender yourself - not to Japan, not to anything'
A shy, unworldly young student has his eyes opened to Tokyo's bustling metropolis, in this delicate, bitter-sweet work of innocence and experience from Japan's foremost modern novelist.
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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780241284469

    November 14, 2016

    Penguin Classics

    272 pages

    RRP $24.00

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  • Paperback

    9780140455625

    January 7, 2010

    Penguin Classics

    288 pages

    RRP $24.00

    Online retailers

    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • Fishpond
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.co.nz

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