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Dec 12, 2017
| ISBN 9780525434146
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Dec 12, 2017 | ISBN 9780525434146
Three surreal, erotically charged stories from Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata. In the three long tales in this collection, Yasunari Kawabata examines the boundaries between fantasy and reality in the minds of three lonely men. Piercing examinations of sexuality and human psychology—and works of remarkable subtlety and beauty—these stories showcase one of the twentieth century’s great writers—in any language—at his very best.
Yasunari Kawabata was born in Osaka in 1899. In 1968 he became the first Japanese writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. One of Japan’s most distinguished novelists, he published his first stories while he was still in high school,… More about Yasunari Kawabata
“A poetic meditation on the twin themes of sexuality and death.” —Financial Times “Compulsive reading.” —The Sunday Times
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