Essential Translated Japanese Novels

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Botchan
1.  Botchan by Soseki Natsume
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  "The Japanese Huckleberry Finn? Well it's a great book anyway..."
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The Makioka Sisters
2.  The Makioka Sisters by Edward G. Seidensticker
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  "Tanizaki's masterpiece"
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The Woman in the Dunes
3.  The Woman in the Dunes by Kobo Abe
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  "Excellent commentary on human existance."
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Naomi
4.  Naomi by Junichiro Tanizaki
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  "Do you know someone like her?"
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Snow Country
5.  Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
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  "Japan's Nobel prize-winning author"
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Spring Snow: The Sea of Fertility, 1
6.  Spring Snow: The Sea of Fertility, 1 by Yukio Mishima
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  "First and best of the Sea of Fertility tetralogy"
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