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A chance meeting draws the shady Otsuki to the home of a master calligrapher, where he is subjected to a bizarre pornographic movie in which shots of a teenage girl alternate with close-ups of insects. Otsuki is then introduced to the calligrapher's attractive granddaughter, the star of the film, and is asked to shoot the remainder of the work himself. A metaphysical thriller, surreal noir, and "moral tale" gone wrong, "Triangle" is an unsettling peek into the dark and irrational reality lying beneath a city.

Author: Hisaki Matsuura
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Published: 06/05/2014
Pages: 209
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.50w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9781628970265

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 04/14/2014

About the Author

Hisaki Matsuura was born in 1954. He is a professor of French literature at the University of Tokyo, with a doctorate from the University of Paris III. He first made his name as a poet before going on to become a prizewinning critic and author. His debut as a novelist came relatively late; his first collection of stories, "The Jest of Things," was published in 1996.