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House of the Sleeping Beauties

by Yasunari Kawabata

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Three surreal, erotically charged stories from Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata.

In the three long tales in this collection, Yasunari Kawabata examines the boundaries between fantasy and reality in the minds of three lonely men. Piercing examinations of sexuality and human psychology—and works of remarkable subtlety and beauty—these stories showcase one of the twentieth century's great writers—in any language—at his very best.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:
Vintage
Publication Date:
2017
Available in:
United States, Canada

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Yasunari Kawabata (Author)

Yasunari Kawabata was born in Osaka in 1899. In 1968 he became the first Japanese writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. One of Japan's most distinguished novelists, he published his first stories while he was still in high school, grad...

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