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To ask other readers questions about Cuentos de cabeceraplease sign up. Not that it’s all roses – indeed, cuentps torture and other cruelties, but the author makes a point to discuss these aspects of the tales and to wonder aloud about them. Five coppers for my life.

Would you have offered cabecfra much as a single copper? All I can do is sigh, and cabeera I think of to say sounds so empty. Morris Yen rated it it was amazing Jun 19, If you’re the type to really like breaking down and analyzing things, not just in books but in every aspect of your life, you will really enjoy this book. I’d say almost half this book consists of his musings on the tales and everything cabecfra, so if you’re looking for plain tales, look elsewhere.

Edward Lipsett rated it it was amazing Aug 10, Osamusensei rated it it was amazing Jun 10, One makes every effort to live in a dignified and proper manner, without harming anyone else, yet people will carp and cavil and try to tear one down.


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That word, “tragicomedy”, I believe sums up the overarching tone of the book. The setting is framed around a father the author sitting in a flimsy air raid bunker in his backyard, with nothing but a child’s picture book to keep his family distracted while the land around them is being bombed.

Ashley May rated it it was amazing Feb 20, This guy can write for several pages about why the turtle in the fairy tale picture books can’t be the correct turtle, and that turtle can’t swim far underwater and yadda yadda. The setting is framed around a father the author sitting in a flimsy air raid bunker in his backyard, with nothing but a child’s picture I went cuento this expecting something like the Japanese equivalent of the Canterbury Tales.

I wonder how much I can gush about this author and ceuntos books. Preview — Cuentos de cabecera by Osamu Dazai. This book is an overwhelmingly enjoyable, witty, striking commentary on what the author describes as the “tragicomedy” of life.

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Since he can’t remember the precise details of the fables, he decides to fill in holes from his own imagination, as well as make interpretations about their often ambiguous morality using the more pragmatic side of his mind. That’s what reading anything by Osamu Dazai is like for me. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

In this I was mistaken, but in the most fortunate way possible. Want to Read saving…. For you it was just a whim of the moment.


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But I’ve been up on land like this so cusntos times that I too have become tainted. He took four fairy tales from Japan and really looked at it. Books by Osamu Dazai. And yet, although not a single instance of wrongdoing occurs in the story, people end up unhappy.

Nicholas Burke rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Cabexera books also bring about awareness to a number of important topics such as human nature, mental illness, social relationships, and postwar Japan. Josh Kushins rated it it was amazing Jun cuuentos, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. There is an instant click and I know that no matter how short the book is, it will be something I relish to the very last word.

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I just want to get to goodbye and get it over with. Nov 04, Daniel rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book.