The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai


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Translated from the Japanese by Donald Keene. Published by New Directions, Norfolk, CT, 1956. First American edition. Hardcover, cloth. Octavo. 189pp. Near Fine in Very Good+ unclipped dust jacket, chip to top edge rear panel, closed tear top edge rear panel.

Jacket design adapted from a color woodcut of “Old Nara” by Kiyoshi Saito.

Author’s first novel to appear in English.