Junichiro Tanizaki

Junichiro Tanizaki

Junichiro Tanizaki (1886-1965) was born in Tokyo and is the author of many works of fiction including Quicksand, Some Prefer Nettles and The Makioka Sisters, as well as the celebrated essay on Japanese aesthetics, In Praise of Shadows. He is widely considered to be the greatest Japanese writer of the twentieth century.

Books by Junichiro Tanizaki