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Beauty and Sadness

  • List Price: $13.95
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  • Seller:educationinusanow
  • Sales Rank:308,596
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:1st Vintage International ed
  • Pages:206
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):2.5
  • Dimensions (in):0.6 x 5 x 8
  • Publication Date:January 30, 1996
  • MPN:9780679761051
  • ISBN:0679761055
  • EAN:9780679761051
  • ASIN:0679761055
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Features:
  • Yasunari Kawabata
  • literature
  • classics

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Synopsis
The successful writer Oki has reached middle age and is filled with regrets. He returns to Kyoto to find Otoko, a young woman with whom he had a terrible affair many years before, and discovers that she is now a painter, living with a younger woman as her lover. Otoko has continued to love Oki and has never forgotten him, but his return unsettles not only her but also her young lover. This is a work of strange beauty, with a tender touch of nostalgia and a heartbreaking sensitivity to those things lost forever.

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