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Kappa (1927) [Novel]
by Ryunosuke Akutagawa Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

From the author of Rashomon comes a Swiftian satire of Japanese society thinly disguised as the fictitious Kappaland. Peopled with creatures from Japanese folklore, Kappaland serves as a vehicle for the humorous examination of the moral foibles of Japanese society in the early 20th century.

This is the story of Patient No. 23, who lives in a mental home outside of Tokyo.

Original title: 河童
Original languages: Japanese


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire
FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy

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