London: UNESCO, Kegan Paul International, 1991, 1st printing English, translated from the Japanese, by Robert Epp; marine blue cloth, green blue endpapers, in black jacket with picture of children, small 8vo; 89 pp. Reference childhood, hardback.
Set in a small town in the Japanese countryside during the Olympic summer of 1936. Seen through the eyes of two young boys whose father is jailed on wrongful suspicion of forgery. The author is regarded as Japan's finest writer on children.
CONDITION: Fine in Fine jacket; no flaws. Item #15139