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House of the sleeping beauties : and other stories

Author: Yasunari Kawabata
Publisher: London : Fontana, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an erotic and disturbing story of an old man who visits a brothel to sleep beside young women who are drugged into a sleep from which they cannot be wakened.

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yasunari Kawabata
ISBN: 0006177875 9780006177876
OCLC Number: 20453999
Language Note: Translation from the Japanese.
Notes: Originally published: Tokyo : Kodansha International; London : Quadriga, 1969.
Translation from the Japanese.
Description: 148 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Yasunari Kawabata ; introduced by Yukio Mishima ; translated by Edward Seidensticker.

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