A Taste of Japan: Dazai Osamu’s No Longer Human (1948)

By Joanna Heath There is an impressive Meiji-period house that has stood with a stately elegance since it was built in 1907 in the rural Japanese town of Kanagi. Now surrounded by modern shops, offices and car-parks, this dimly-lit house remains filled with the same aroma of its cypress wood beams as when the influential Tsushima family first occupied it. The house was a favourite … Continue reading A Taste of Japan: Dazai Osamu’s No Longer Human (1948)