“A rich, complicated novel. . . . Of all modern Japanese fiction, Kawabata’s is the closest to poetry.”
—The New York Times Book Review
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.
I read this book whilst travelling in Japan for the first time. I found it poetic, evocative and very helpful in getting more insight into Japanese culture and peoplePublished 8 months ago by rt
Did not enjoy this book at all . Only finished it because of book club. A waste of time!Published 9 months ago by Frieda Shapiro
This is my favorite MUA book, ever!! I also have Face Forward, I cannot wait to get his 3rd one.. This one is by far my favorite of all!Published 12 months ago by Kai R.
The book beautifully captures an older man's life experience in post-WWII Japan. It is written with a subtlety and grace that reflects the author's real-life wisdom. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jonathan S.