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Ryūnosuke Akutagawa


Japan (1892 - 1927)

RyŪnosuke Akutagawa was a Japanese writer active in Taisho period Japan. He is regarded as the "Father of the Japanese short story", and is noted for his superb style and finely detailed stories that explore the darker side of human nature.
 
Anthologies containing stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
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Short stories
'Autumn Mountain'
Hell Screen [short story]
Sennin (1951)