The Confessions of Lady Nijo

The Confessions of Lady Nijo, translated by Karen Brazell. 1973, Stanford University Press, later printing. Wear to cover and spine, with bruising on back cover, book in good condition. This memoir was written in 1307 and discovered in the 1940s and is filled with one woman's affairs and lovers.

"I remained at the palace for about ten days, during which time His Majesty never failed to visit me at night; yet I was still foolish enough to think about the author of that poem, which had questioned the direction the smoke was taking."

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