About the Author
Oniroku Dan (née Yukihiko Kuroiwa) was born in 1931. His first novel--a literary fiction entitled Oyako Donburi
(Parent and Child Bowl
to a dish of rice with chicken and egg, but connoting sex with a mother/daughter pair) garnered Dan the All Yomimono Newcomer Award in 1957. His first erotic novel--Flowers and Snakes
--was written under his current pseudonym, Oniroku Dan, in the early 1960s, and he soon became the top writer of erotic novels in Japan. In 1969, he founded Oni Productions for which he wrote many pornographic movie scripts and published bondage photo collections.
Dan has published more than 120 books, and his works have been adapted to more than fifty movies. From this book, "Season of Infidelity" was adapted to the big screen in 2000.