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The Setting Sun
by Osamu Dazai

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In postwar Japan, an aristocratic family must move from Tokyo to the provincial Izu due to financial constraints resulting from the death of their father. Told through the voice of unmarried daughter Kazuko, The Setting Sun, originally published in 1947, captures change from traditional values in postwar Japan.

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