Notes on this edition: 顔役を擊て (Kaoyaku o utte). Tokyo: Hayakawa Shobō, 1981. Pp. 169. 19 cm. Translated by Yoshinobu Tamura. (Japanese).
Hayakawa Shobō published this Japanese translation of Duffy, Julian Barnes’s first novel using the pseudonym “Dan Kavanagh”, the year after its English publication by Jonathan Cape in 1980. Published as a paperback issued in publisher’s protective plastic cover.