House Of The Sleeping Beauties And Other Stories by Yasunari KawabataHouse Of The Sleeping Beauties And Other Stories by Yasunari Kawabata

House Of The Sleeping Beauties And Other Stories

byYasunari Kawabata

Paperback | November 28, 2017

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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, graduating from Tokyo Imperial University in 1924. His short story “The Izu Dancer,” first pub...
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Title:House Of The Sleeping Beauties And Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8 × 5.19 × 0.44 inPublished:November 28, 2017Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0525434135

ISBN - 13:9780525434139

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“A poetic meditation on the twin themes of sexuality and death.” —Financial Times
 
“Compulsive reading.” —The Sunday Times