Kappa: a novel

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Owen, 1970 - Fiction - 141 pages
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User Review  - Michael.Rimmer - LibraryThing

I enjoyed Kappa, although I'm not sure that I entirely "got it". Maybe I don't know enough about Japanese society in the 1920s to recognise the social mores Akutagawa is satirising. That said, there ... Read full review

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User Review  - DoskoiPanda - LibraryThing

A fascinating look at early 20th century Japanese society (and humanity in general) through a satirical shory story. Others have likened it to Swift's Gulliver's Travels, but there are definite hints ... Read full review


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