Quicksand by Junichiro Tanizaki
A seductive psychological thriller about obsession, jealousy and deceit, and a Japanese classic
Sonoko Kakiuchi is a cultured Osaka lady in an uninspiring marriage. When she decides to take an art class in town she meets the extraordinary Mitsuko, a woman as beautiful and charismatic as she is cunning. They begin a passionate affair and Sonoko soon finds herself infatuated by Mitsuko, and ensnared in a web of sex, humiliation and deceit.
Paperback / 192 pages