Thousand Cranes

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Publisher Description

NOBEL PRIZE WINNER A luminous story of desire, regret, and the almost sensual nostalgia that binds the living to the dead. • “The best Japanese writing: a stunning economy, delicacy of feeling, and a painter’s sensitivity to the visible world.” —The Atlantic

While attending a traditional tea ceremony in the aftermath of his parents’ deaths, Kikuji encounters his father’s former mistress, Mrs. Ota. At first Kikuji is appalled by her indelicate nature, but it is not long before he succumbs to passion—a passion with tragic and unforeseen consequences, not just for the two lovers, but also for Mrs. Ota’s daughter, to whom Kikuji’s attachments soon extend. Death, jealousy, and attraction convene around the delicate art of the tea ceremony, where every gesture is imbued with profound meaning.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1996
November 26
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
160
Pages
PUBLISHER
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
6.6
MB

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