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Brought to you by Penguin. 

This Penguin Classic is performed by Andrew Koji, best known for Warrior and Snake Eyes. This definitive recording includes an introduction by Murakami.  

One of Soseki's most beloved works of fiction, the novel depicts the 23-year-old Sanshiro leaving the sleepy countryside for the first time in his life to experience the constantly moving 'real world' of Tokyo, its women and university. In the subtle tension between our appreciation of Soseki's lively humour and our awareness of Sanshiro's doomed innocence, the novel comes to life. Sanshiro is also penetrating social and cultural commentary.

©2009 Natsume Soseki (P)2021 Penguin Audio

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This story had no point.

It just didn’t go anywhere. It wasn’t bad, there just wasn’t really even a plot. Just some Japanese college students hanging out.