Short Fiction Akutagawa, Ryunosuke: Rashomon & Other Stories, v.1, 25 April 2008.
#1  Patricia 04-24-2008, 09:30 PM
Translated by Takashi Kojima
Introduction by Howard Hibbett
(Translation first published 1952)

A collection of six masterpieces. ‘In a Grove’ tells the story of a murder from seven viewpoints, including that of the dead man.. Can one ever find the truth? The first two stories were the source for Akira Kurosawa’s film, Rashomon.


In a Grove
Yam Gruel
The Martyr
Kesa and Morito
The Dragon

The source was Black Mask/Munseys, which had a number of formatting errors (which I have tried to correct). There is also a copy at Manybooks.

#2  Lobolover 04-25-2008, 06:23 AM long is this ?

#3  Patricia 04-25-2008, 10:38 AM
Just under 24,000 words in total (Six stories, plus introduction).

#4  Lobolover 04-25-2008, 11:35 AM
I meant the rough number of pages this has.

#5  Patricia 04-25-2008, 11:56 AM
Impossible to say: it depends what you are reading the text on; and on the size of font that you choose.

#6  HarryT 06-26-2011, 07:26 AM
Click the link in the first post in the thread.

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