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Snow Country

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Informationen zum Autor Yasunari Kawabata was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1899 and before the Second World War had established himself as his country's leading novelist. Among his major works are Snow Country , A Thousand Cranes and The Master of Go . Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1968, he died in 1972. Klappentext Little Clothbound Classics: irresistible, mini editions of short stories, novellas and essays from the world's greatest writers, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. Tired of the bustling city, a man takes the train through the snow to Japan's mountains, to meet with a geisha he believes he loves. Beautiful and innocent, she is tightly bound by the rules of a rural geisha, and lives a life of servitude and seclusion. Snow Country , Yasunari Kawabata's masterpiece, is a delicate, subtle meditation on love and its limits. 'A work of beauty and strangeness, one of the most distinguished and moving of Japanese novels' New York Herald Tribune Zusammenfassung Little Clothbound Classics: irresistible, mini editions of short stories, novellas and essays from the world's greatest writers, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. Tired of the bustling city, a man takes the train through the snow to Japan's mountains, to meet with a geisha he believes he loves. Beautiful and innocent, she is tightly bound by the rules of a rural geisha, and lives a life of servitude and seclusion. Snow Country , Yasunari Kawabata's masterpiece, is a delicate, subtle meditation on love and its limits. 'A work of beauty and strangeness, one of the most distinguished and moving of Japanese novels' New York Herald Tribune

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Authors Yasunari Kawabata
Assisted by Edward G. Seidensticker (Translation)
Publisher Penguin Books Uk
 
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 30.11.2022
 
EAN 9780241597361
ISBN 978-0-241-59736-1
No. of pages 176
Dimensions 114 mm x 167 mm x 25 mm
Series Little Clothbound Classics
Little Clotbound Classics
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

FICTION / Literary, Fiction in translation, c 1930 to c 1939, FICTION / World Literature / Japan, Niigata

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