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The Maiden in the Manger

Focus Kazushige Abe
Translated from the Japanese by Michael Emmerich

With this trip looming over him, it was only natural that he should feel anxious about oversleeping.

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​Kazushige Abe was born in 1968. He is the author of more than ten novels, collections of shorter fiction, and works of criticism. He has been awarded various major prizes in Japan, including the well-known Akutagawa Prize. “The Maiden in the Manger” is his first work to be translated into English. 


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