First Snow on Fuji

First Snow on Fuji by Yasunari Kawabata. 1999, Counterpoint, stated first printing but number line ends at 2. Discoloration on bottom of jacket, book in fine condition. Originally published in 1958 in Japan, this is the first translation of these stories in English.

The comedy of the (very likely) middle-class spouse-swappers affected Takako more powerfully than the tragedy of the princess and her mound of stones because it related directly to her own life.

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