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Publisher Comments:

Yuko Akita had two passions.

Haiku.

And snow.

An international bestseller,Snow is "a novel that reads like a poem. Limpid, delicate, and pure like its title."* In nineteenth-century Japan, a young haiku poet named Yuko journeys through snow-covered mountains on a quest for art and finds love instead. Maxence Fermine's prose is hypnotic, and his sensuous love story envelops you as if you¹re wrapped in one of his dreams with your eyes wide open.

Yuko has all the makings of greatness, but must learn to reach beyond the silent starkness of snow, his ultimate inspiration, to find the color pulsing through life. Color enhanced by love, without which he will remain invisible to the world. On his journey to enlightenment he learns how fragile the balance of life can be through the tragic story of his blind master, Soseki, and the love of his life, a French tightrope walker named Snow. Love and art finally converge in a most startling and exquisite way when a special young woman opens Yuko's heart to the purest of color and light.

*Gala (Italy)

Review:

"A literary sensation, praised by readers and critics alike"Notizia Oggi.

Review:

"A tale as light and ethereal as a haiku. A timeless love story." La Repubblica

Review:

"With Snow Maxence Fermine gives us a splendid minimalist tale."La Provincia

Review:

"Fermine catches the lightness of haiku with enviable mastery." Lateral

Review:

"Exquisite, subtle, and extremely beautiful." Culturas

About the Author

Maxence Fermine is the author of Snow, The Bee Keeper, and Opium. His novel, The Black Violin, is forthcoming from Atria Books. He lives in France.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743456845
Subtitle:
A Novel
Translator:
Mulhern, Chris
Author:
Fermine, Maxence
Author:
Mulhern, Chris
Publisher:
Atria Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Creative Ability
Subject:
Poets, Japanese
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series Volume:
173
Publication Date:
January 2003
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
colored endpapers; rough front
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.25 x 4.25 in 6.335 oz

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

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Product details 112 pages Atria Books - English 9780743456845 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A literary sensation, praised by readers and critics alike"
"Review" by , "A tale as light and ethereal as a haiku. A timeless love story."
"Review" by , "With Snow Maxence Fermine gives us a splendid minimalist tale."
"Review" by , "Fermine catches the lightness of haiku with enviable mastery."
"Review" by , "Exquisite, subtle, and extremely beautiful."
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