The Key (Vintage Classics)

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This is the diary of a middle-aged man who is deeply in love with his younger wife, Ikuko. In spite of that love, the pair have grown physically apart, each unsure of the other's desires...until the day Ikuko discovers her husband's diary with its desperate hints of jealousy and voyeurism. Ikuko realises she has found the key to his very soul.

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"A story about sex and marriage that is as explicit as any novel on the theme since Lady Chatterley's Lover" ( Time)

"At once sensational and serious... a middle-aged man's last bout of sexual passion" ( New York Times)

"That this is a work of rare art can never be in doubt" ( New Statesman)

"A story about sex and marriage that is as explicit as any novel on the theme since Lady Chatterley's Lover" ( The Times)

"Tanizaki tells the delicate and, in the end, frightening story with great skill...this is not a book you will soon forget" ( Boston Herald)

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A seductive portrait of marriage and sexual passion.

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