Translated by Dennis Keene. Off-white cloth boards with black lettering to upper board and spine. Slight foxing to boards and head of text block. Interior clean and unmarked. Tight square binding. In unclipped dust jacket designed by Makoto Wada with a illustration by Hoitsu Sakai. Some crinkling to tail of lower panel. *** Originally published in Japanese in 1972, it caused quite a stir but ended up winning the prestigious Tanizaki Prize. The swinging sixties in Tokyo.
|Book Condition||Near Fine|
|Jacket Condition||Near Fine|