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Sonoko Kakiuchi is a cultured Osaka lady, unfortunately widowed young.

But her story is unsettlingly at odds with her image. it is a tale of infatuation and deceit, of eliberate evil.

Its theme is humiliation, its victim Sonoko's mild-mannered husband.

At is centre - seductive, manipulating, enslaving - is one of Tanizaki's most extraordinary characters, the beautiful and corrupt art student Mitsuko.




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