The Girl Who Became A Fish: Maiden's Bookshelf

by Osamu Dazai
The Girl Who Became A Fish: Maiden's Bookshelf
  • ISBN-13: 9781647291815
  • Author(s): Osamu Dazai
  • Subject: Fiction in translation
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Vertical
  • Publication Date: 15-08-2023
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£18.99
Another spectacular collaboration from the Maiden's Bookshelf series, this dark and intense fable by the great giant of postward literature is brought to vivid life by contemporary master Nekosuke. Suwa, a charcoal burner's daughter, lives together with her father in a small village at a foot of a mountain so remote it doesn't even appear on maps. Slowly she comes to realize the dark futility of her life, leading to a strange and elliptical transformation... Dazai depicts the adolescent awakening to death and the desire to escape through this quiet and ominous tale.
About the book

Another spectacular collaboration from the Maiden's Bookshelf series, this dark and intense fable by the great giant of postward literature is brought to vivid life by contemporary master Nekosuke. Suwa, a charcoal burner's daughter, lives together with her father in a small village at a foot of a mountain so remote it doesn't even appear on maps. Slowly she comes to realize the dark futility of her life, leading to a strange and elliptical transformation... Dazai depicts the adolescent awakening to death and the desire to escape through this quiet and ominous tale.