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Ryunosuke Akutagawa
Chicuma Syobo
Japan Released:1920/12
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1. http://www.aozora.gr.jp/cards/000879/card43014.html (Translation)
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2012/04/13 Normal(+0 pnt) [Original Japanese review]
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It is one of the work of Ryunosuke Akutagawa, this time it is somewhat complicated though it is impolite.
The God of Hinduism, the God of Agni, is a key person in the story, but this existence is still creepy.
In the end we listen to the girl's wish and release her as she said.
However, since the action at this time was too wishful for the girl, it comes to real action such as doubting Endo.
As a reader I know already that the god of Agni possessed and killed an old woman, I only think that it is dull, but her actions are correct if you think normally.

But this girl is trying to pretend to be a God of Agni, without knowing what kind of tone the god of Agni is.
I guess this is somewhat strange.
Only the end is a real reaction, but this is a bit of a doubt.

Endo was a character that seems to be a hero and looks cool.
While it was a short story, it was easy to read because there was a feeling of running like a criminal thing.

2006/12/25 Good(+1 pnt) [Original Japanese review]
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It is a short story of the content that a young man of his men helps a child of a diplomat who works at a consular office of Shanghai who was drowned by a dubious fortune telling lady. This grandmother was born in India and was fortunetelling based on the revelation by the god of Agni,
I was laughed in spite of my strong arm strength. Endo youth has been forced to temporarily break away.

If I thought that the child had failed trying to manage the god of the god of Agni there ... ... ... the old woman was a strange pierce who pierced his breast with a knife and fell deadly. Endo youth interpreted as enlightened as "It is due to Agni's will", but it may be so. You can not do bad things again. Well, the evaluation is "good".