The Department of Illustration

The Eight Dog Chronicles

Posted in Uncategorized by The Department of Illustration on February 7, 2011

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‘Nansō Satomi Hakkenden’ is a truly epic novel (100+ volumes) that was published in Japan over a thirty year period in the first half of the 19th century. Its author, Kyokutei Bakin (1767-1848), was blind towards the end and his daughter-in-law had to transcribe his dictation.

(via biblioddyssey)

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