—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 wish I could give this 10 stars it is so beautiful and special. This book is about a man visitinig the snow country, which really is a very different part of Japan. Read morePublished 3 months ago by HL
Modern new wave Japanese writing from the 1940s. It is not a straight novel. It is more a dream world conjugating personal drama and the ominous winter scenery of the mountain... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Paul van Dare
I wonder if the story got somewhat lost in translation. The story should be atmospheric, but the translated version makes it not so enjoyable to read.Published 4 months ago by movie345
I don't know why this tittle called to me so much a few months ago. It bored me to death.Published 6 months 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 9 months ago by Nikolai Kim