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Title:Snow Country
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Vintage
ISBN:0679761047
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Number of Pages:175
Category:Fiction, Japan, Japanese literature, Classics, Literature, Asia, Romance, Asian literature, Novels, Nobel prize

Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata, Edward G. Seidensticker

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Snow Country Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata s i Snow Country i is widely considered to be the writer s masterpiece a powerful tale of wasted love set amid the desolate beauty of western Japan .

At an isolated mountain hot spring with snow blanketing every surface Shimamura a wealthy dilettante meets Komako a lowly geisha She gives herself to him fully and without remorse despite knowing that their passion cannot last and that the affair can have only one outcome In chronicling the course of this doomed romance Kawabata has created a story for the ages a stunning novel dense in implication and exalting in its sadness

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