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Life of a Counterfeiter

Authors: Inoue, Yasushi
Series: Pushkin Collection
Publisher: Steerforth Press
BISAC/Subject: FIC019000, FIC004000, FIC029000
ISBN: 9781782270904, Related ISBNs: 1782270027, 1782270906, 9781782270027, 9781782270904
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 112,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A master forger lives in obscurity and disappointment, oppressed by the shadow of the artist whose work he copies. Unglamorous, unadorned lives such as this form the focus of Yasushi Inoue's tenderly observed, elegantly distilled short stories - two of which are appearing in English for the first time. With a haunting emotional intensity, they offer glimpses of love lost and lives wasted. 

These three luminous, compassionate tales showcase the mastery and exquisite talent of one of Japan's most beloved writers.

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