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Book Review | Snow Country: A Novel Which Brings You to Minamiuonuma in Classic Era

Title: Snow Country (Yukiguni)
ISBN: 978-4-8053-0635-2
Author: Yasunari Kawabata
Translator: Edward G. Seidensticker
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing, Singapore
Pages: x + 175

Mayumi-san, a Japanese friend of mine, pretty knows and memorizes so well every single word at the very first paragraph of Snow Country. “I red it long time ago and still remember,” she told me. My other pal, Brad, also enthusiastically said that the novel is one of classic masterpiece of readings. Continue reading