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Death in Midsummer

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In the title story, ''Death in Midsummer'', which is set at a beach resort, a triple tragedy becomes a cloud of doom that requires exorcising. In another, ''Patriotism'', a young army officer and his wife choose a way of vindicating their belief in ancient values that is as violent as it is traditional; it prefigured his own death by seppuku in November 1970. There is a story in which the sad truth of the relationship between a businessman and his former mistress is revealed through a suggestion of the unknown, and another in which a working-class couple, touching in their simple love for each other, pursue financial security by rather shocking means.<>

Product details

Authors Yukio Mishima
Publisher Penguin Books Uk
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 02.05.2024
 
EAN 9780241678947
ISBN 978-0-241-67894-7
No. of pages 208
Dimensions 129 mm x 197 mm x 12 mm
Series Penguin Modern Classics
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature
Fiction > Narrative literature > Main work before 1945

Japan, FICTION / Short Stories (single author), FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Cultural Heritage, Classic fiction (pre c 1945), Short Stories, 20th Century, Fiction in translation, 20th century, c 1900 to c 1999, FICTION / World Literature / Japan

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