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"Startling originality." Boston Globe

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"Some of Mishima's finest stories....Each reveals his total control, his gift for striking imagery and psychological insight." Publishers Weekly

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"Most of the elements in Mishima's novels — homoeroticism, worship of the body, death games — are foretold in this thoughtful new collection." International Herald Tribune

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"Beautifully translated...skillfully wrought." Washington Post Book World

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"Reveals another side of Mishima's skill with words: his delicacy and subtlety." New York Times

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"A great, dark talent which yet attains a crystalline brightness." San Francisco Review of Books

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"Valuable glimpses of Mishima himself." Kirkus Review

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ISBN:
9780870118241
Subtitle:
Seven Stories
Translator:
Bester, John
Publisher:
Kodansha America
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Near and far eastern fiction (fictional works
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
February 1995
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.28x4.38x.74 in. .43 lbs.

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Product details pages Kodansha America - English 9780870118241 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Startling originality."
"Review" by , "Some of Mishima's finest stories....Each reveals his total control, his gift for striking imagery and psychological insight."
"Review" by , "Most of the elements in Mishima's novels — homoeroticism, worship of the body, death games — are foretold in this thoughtful new collection."
"Review" by , "Beautifully translated...skillfully wrought."
"Review" by , "Reveals another side of Mishima's skill with words: his delicacy and subtlety."
"Review" by , "A great, dark talent which yet attains a crystalline brightness."
"Review" by , "Valuable glimpses of Mishima himself."
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