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Snow Country
by Yasunari Kawabata and Edward Seidensticker


Overview - To this haunting novel of wasted love, Kawabata brings the brushstroke suggestiveness and astonishing grasp of motive that earned him the Nobel Prize for Literature. As he chronicles the affair between a wealthy dilettante and the mountain geisha who gives herself to him without illusions or regrets, one of Japan's greatest writers creates a work that is dense in implication and exalting in its sadness.  Read more...

 
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Overview
To this haunting novel of wasted love, Kawabata brings the brushstroke suggestiveness and astonishing grasp of motive that earned him the Nobel Prize for Literature. As he chronicles the affair between a wealthy dilettante and the mountain geisha who gives herself to him without illusions or regrets, one of Japan's greatest writers creates a work that is dense in implication and exalting in its sadness.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780679761044
  • ISBN-10: 0679761047
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: January 1996
  • Page Count: 192

Series: Vintage International

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