Short Stories

The Izu Dancer & Other Stories by Yasushi Inoue, Yasunari Kawabata

By Yasushi Inoue, Yasunari Kawabata

Initially released in The Atlantic Monthly, in 1958, The Izu Dancer, a narrative a few younger man's travels throughout the Izu Peninsula, brought Kawabata's prodigious expertise to the West. considering its first printing, Kawabata, winner of the 1968 Nobel Prize, has been well-known as certainly one of Japan's so much distinctive writers. additionally incorporated during this assortment are 3 tales by way of the prolific writer Yasushi Inoue, the recipient of each significant prize in jap literature: "The Counterfeiter," "Obasute," and "The complete Moon." Inoue's tales, every one of that are no less than partly autobiographical, all display his nice compassion for his fellow individual.

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The girl had a nice wide ass -- it almost split her bluejeans. She was blond and had a bad case of acne. Red waited until they almost reached him. " he said. The hippies laughed. " Red asked. "We're trying to get to Denver. " "Well," said Red, "you're going to have to wait a while. " Red grabbed the girl. With one hand grabbing her hair and the other her ass, he kissed her. The taller of the guys reached for Red's shoulder. "Now wait a minute . " Red turned and put the guy on the ground with a short left.

Let's hitchhike the rest of the way," said Dale. " They began moving toward the west. "Christ,' said Sally, "I can hardly walk! " Leo and Dale didn't say anything. "I hope I don't get pregnant," said Sally. "Sally," said Leo, "I'm sorry . " They walked. It was getting along toward evening and the desert heat was dropping off. " said Sally. A jackrabbit leaped out from behind a bush and Leo and Dale jumped as it ran off. " "You're jumpy? What about me? Listen let's sit down a minute. " There was a patch of shade and Sally sat between them.

This hunting buffalo works up the appetite . " The men sat around the campfire watching. There was a definite vibration in the air. The women stayed in the wagons, praying, masturbating, and drinking gin. Big Bart had 34 notches in his gun, and a bad memory. The Kid didn't have any notches in his gun. But he had confidence such as the others had seldom seen before. Big Bart seemed the more nervous of the two. He took a sip of whiskey, draining half the flask, then walked up to The Kid. "Look, Kid .

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