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Snow Country

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Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata

16 years, 11 months ago at Nov 1 19:17
Kawabata is a favourite Japanese author of mine, with a very minimalistic approach to prose. So much is unsaid. Snow Country is about the relationship between a Japanese businessman and a ‘hotspring geisha’. You’d need a good knowledge of Japanese culture to understand all the nuances of the book, so instead I settled for expanding the knowledge I did have. All in all, a rather beau... read more
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Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 30 January 1996
ISBN-10 : 0679761047 | ISBN-13: 9780679761044
Tags: Japan (2), Fiction (2), Novel (2), Japanese (1), 1940s (1), Reviewed (1), Read In 2006 (1), Japanese Lit (1)
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