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Alternative title: Three Goals to Nhill
Issue Details: First known date: 1986... 1986 Yamashita Shogun no takara
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This novel, again comically narrated, also adopts a war-related topic, this time the feud between an Australian and a Japanese,starting from the time of the occupation of Japan. using a form of slapstick comedy, the author allows his Japanese protagonist Hirose to reflect on the war and its aftermath. Hirose was an interpreter, a go-between for those in control and their subordinates both during and after the war-for Japan in the prisoner-of-war camp, and for the Allied Forces during the occupation of Japan and the Korean War.' Megumi Kato, 'Representations of Japan and Japanese People in Australian literature' PHD, (2005): 270.

Notes

  • Author's note: All events in this book take place between October 1st and October 10th. The story begins and ends by Nhill, a small town in the State of Victoria, Australia.
  • 'Originally published in Japanese translation' Source: Back cover.
  • English language translation of the title: General Yamashita's Treasure.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Japanese
Alternative title: General Yamashita's Treasure

Other Formats

  • Also braille. Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Australian Literary Images of Japan: A Japanese Perspetive Megumi Kato , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Crossing Cultures : Essays on Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific 1996; (p. 195-203)
Teriyaki Thriller John Jenkins , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 137 1994; (p. 49)

— Review of Yamashita Shogun no takara Roger Pulvers , 1986 single work novel
World of Outsiders, from the Inside Leon Trainor , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 23-24 April 1994; (p. rev 4)

— Review of Yamashita Shogun no takara Roger Pulvers , 1986 single work novel ; Aphrodite and the Others Gillian Bouras , 1994 single work biography
Theories and Thrills Ed Southorn , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 19 February 1994; (p. wkd 7)

— Review of Yamashita Shogun no takara Roger Pulvers , 1986 single work novel
Cross-Cultural Thriller Teases and Provokes Helen Musa , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 January 1994; (p. C11)

— Review of Yamashita Shogun no takara Roger Pulvers , 1986 single work novel
Cross-Cultural Thriller Teases and Provokes Helen Musa , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 January 1994; (p. C11)

— Review of Yamashita Shogun no takara Roger Pulvers , 1986 single work novel
Theories and Thrills Ed Southorn , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 19 February 1994; (p. wkd 7)

— Review of Yamashita Shogun no takara Roger Pulvers , 1986 single work novel
World of Outsiders, from the Inside Leon Trainor , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 23-24 April 1994; (p. rev 4)

— Review of Yamashita Shogun no takara Roger Pulvers , 1986 single work novel ; Aphrodite and the Others Gillian Bouras , 1994 single work biography
Teriyaki Thriller John Jenkins , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 137 1994; (p. 49)

— Review of Yamashita Shogun no takara Roger Pulvers , 1986 single work novel
Australian Literary Images of Japan: A Japanese Perspetive Megumi Kato , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Crossing Cultures : Essays on Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific 1996; (p. 195-203)
Last amended 18 Apr 2007 15:26:15
Settings:
  • Manila,
    c
    Philippines,
    c
    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Japan,
    c
    East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Australia,
    c
  • Nhill, Nhill - Dimboola - Albacutya area, North West Victoria, Victoria,
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