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Reviews:Yukio Mishima,Takeshi Kaiko, Ko Unoki and Hannu Rajaniemi.

  Just a quick update on reviews I’ve been writing, the from the Japan Times and one from Shoreline of Infinity. Yukio Mishima’s The Sound of Waves is not his best book but is one of his most popular, certainly with filmmakers.

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Confessions of a Mask

Yukio Mishima is best known for his Sea of Fertility tetralogy, but Confessions of a Mask is a brave, honest book, and one that in part influenced some of the themes behind First Time Solo. In today’s Japan Times I take a look at

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Turnstile, The Making of …

The evolution of a short story can be a bizarre path. This month a flash story I wrote, Turnstile, is included in Eastlit Magazine. I’m really pleased to finally get this story accepted because it’s been with me a long time,

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