—The Time Literary Supplement (London)
“Kawabata’s novels are among the most affecting and original works of our time.”
—The New York Times Book Review
Original Language: Japanese
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I don't know why this tittle called to me so much a few months ago. It bored me to death.Published 7 days ago by V. Marulanda
I read this book many years ago.
Very few books stay on my mind, forever, but this is one.
But it is not for everyone. Read more
I've heard "Snow Country" described as a "love story" on several occasions. If there is some aspect of love that operates as one of the major themes in "Snow... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Nikolai Kim
It was a fast read and had its good moments. But for the most part it left me confused. I knew that Shimamura loved both Somako and Yoko but the end killed it for me.Published 3 months ago by Brooklyn Wichmann
This was my second novel by a Japanese author. While one can never be sure how well the content comes through cultural and linguistic changes, I found it immensely interesting and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by John C. Priestley II
First time reading Kawabata and is completely blown away by his very delicate but brutal handling of human emotions. A master craftmans's great creation.Published 5 months ago by Sethu Manakat
If there is one novel to read by a Japanese writer, this is it. Classic.Published 5 months ago by Daniel Slate
I've just stopped reading it. I had read very few of it, I decided to do something different and to read it on a snowy day. I liked it though.Published 7 months ago by Amazon Customer