The Hunting Gun by Yasushi Inoue

A tragedy in three letters: THE masterpiece of one of Japan's greatest writers The Hunting Gun follows the consequences of a tragic love affair. Told from the viewpoints of three different women, this is a story of the psychological impact of illicit love. First viewed through the eyes of Shoko, who learns of the affair through reading her mother's diary, then through the eyes of Midori, who had long known about the affair of her husband with Saiko, and finally through the eyes of Saiko herself. This novella is incredibly powerful, with universal resonance and a true modern classic of the 20th century.

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The 2353rd greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - The 100 Best Books in the World (AbeBooks.de (in German))

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Hunting Gun (Peter Owen Modern Classic) Paperback 6163198 $20.40 $63.58
The Hunting Gun Hardcover 3589378 $93.28 $14.96 1989
The Hunting Gun (Pushkin Collection) Kindle Edition 673305 $9.99 2014
The Hunting Gun Hardcover 5884132 $17.99
The Hunting Gun Paperback 12175034 $20.00
The Hunting Gun Paperback 3489080 $181.03 $1.00 2001
The Hunting Gun (Pushkin Collection) Kindle Edition 1588629 $11.99 2014
The Hunting Gun (Pushkin Collection) Paperback 1483130 $10.40 $4.66 2014