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Some Prefer Nettles - 95 edition

Some Prefer Nettles (ISBN10: 0679752692; ISBN13: 9780679752691)
ISBN13: 978-0679752691
ISBN10: 0679752692

Summary: This is an exquisitely nuanced novel about the allure of Japanese tradition--and about the profound disquiet that accompanied its passing. This is the tale of Kaname and his wife, Misako, living in Tokyo in the 1920s. Having long since stopped sleeping together, they share a parody of a Western marriage, while Kaname sanctions his wife's liaison with another man. At the heart of this arrangement lies a sadness that impels Kaname to take refuge in the past, in the ser
ene rituals of the classical puppet theater, and in a growing fixation with his father-in-law's mistress, O-hisa. Ethereally suggestive, psychologically complex, Some Prefer Nettles is a major work of fiction that addresses the crises of every culture as it hurtles into modernity. Translated from the Japanese and with an Introduction by Edward G. Seidensticker.
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Summary: This is an exquisitely nuanced novel about the allure of Japanese tradition--and about the profound disquiet that accompanied its passing. This is the tale of Kaname and his wife, Misako, living in Tokyo in the 1920s. Having long since stopped sleeping together, they share a parody of a Western marriage, while Kaname sanctions his wife's liaison with another man. At the heart of this arrangement lies a sadness that impels Kaname to take refuge in the past, in the serene rituals of the classical puppet theater, and in a growing fixation with his father-in-law's mistress, O-hisa. Ethereally suggestive, psychologically complex, Some Prefer Nettles is a major work of fiction that addresses the crises of every culture as it hurtles into modernity. Translated from the Japanese and with an Introduction by Edward G. Seidensticker. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 95
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
Published: 09/28/1995
International: No

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