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Ripe Mangoes reviews 'A Shameful Life' by Osamu Dazai

Michael Palmer - Thursday, September 26, 2019

Ripe Mangoes, a blog that highlights great manga, comics and other works from Japan has reviewed A Shameful Life, the new translation of Osamu Dazai's classic, Ningen shikkaku.  Read More


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