The Hunting Gun by Yasushi Inoue

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A tragedy in three letters: THE masterpiece of one of Japan's greatest writers The Hunting Gun follows the consequences of a tragic love affair. Told from the viewpoints of three different women, this is a story of the psychological impact of illicit love. First viewed through the eyes of Shoko, who learns of the affair through reading her mother's diary, then through the eyes of Midori, who had long known about the affair of her husband with Saiko, and finally through the eyes of Saiko herself. This novella is incredibly powerful, with universal resonance and a true modern classic of the 20th century.

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The 1279th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - The 100 Best Books in the World (AbeBooks.de (in German))

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    1989
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