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Shiga Naoya

“When writing about actual events, I was often sorely tempted to put down everything I could think of. All sorts of incidents would come to mind, and I would want to record every last one of them. All were in fact connected in some way with my subject. Yet, I would inevitably encounter difficulties when trying to link them together and end up having to cut out most of what I had wished to write… Read more
“When writing about actual events, I was often sorely tempted to put down everything I could think of. All sorts of incidents would come to mind, and I would want to record every last one of them. All were in fact connected in some way with my subject. Yet, I would inevitably encounter difficulties when trying to link them together and end up having to cut out most of what I had wished to write about. This was especially true when it came to writing about Father. I could not begin to chronicle all the bitter arguments we had had.” Read less
Shiga Naoya