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Snow Country (Ice Blade)

Tutomu Takahashi

Snow Country (Ice Blade)

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

  • Comics & Graphic Novels - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Graphic Novels,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9838740M
    ISBN 100613941365
    ISBN 109780613941365

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"Snow Country", by Yasunari Kawabata, translated by Edward Seidensticker, is the first book by this Japanese Nobel Prize winner that I have read.

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Snow Country Summary Buy Study Guide Shimamura, a wealthy Tokyo dilettante who, despite being a ballet critic, has never seen a ballet in person, travels on a train in December to visit a hot spring in the "snow country" on the west coast of Japan, intending to see the geisha Komako whom he met and began a romance with on his previous visit.

In the acclaimed novel "Snow Country," a Japanese landscape rich in natural beauty serves as the setting for a fleeting, melancholy love affair. The novel’s opening describes an evening train ride through "the west coast of the main island of Japan," the titular frozen environment where the earth is "white under the night sky.".

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Kawabata died by his own hand, on April 16 Snow Country is translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker (), who was a prominent scholar of Japanese literature.4/5().

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Snow Country Book Summary and Study Guide. Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata tells the story of Shimamura, a quiet, observant man enjoying a charmed life and who, at a snow country hotel replete with hot springs, develops an odd and intractable relationship with a.

The complete review's Review. Snow Country explores the relationship, over the course of several years, between Shimamura, a well-heeled married man with children who is able to live: "a life of idleness", and the devoted Komako, who works as a geisha in a resort town in the Japanese Alps.

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Snow Country, perhaps the most of Yasunari Kawabata's classic Japanese novels, is a dazzling portrait of a country geisha, Komako, in a Japanese hot springs resort, as seen through the eyes of a wealthy dilettante, Shimamira.

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