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Memoirs of a Geisha

Author: Arthur Golden
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This story is a rare and utterly engaging experience. It tells the extraordinary tale of a geisha - summoning up a quarter century, from 1929 to the post-war years of Japan's dramatic history, and opening a window onto a half-hidden world of eroticism and enchantment, exploitation and degradation.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Golden
ISBN: 0099498189 9780099498186 0099282852 9780099282853
OCLC Number: 401286341
Awards: Winner of Whitaker Gold Book Award 2001.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: 1 vol. (496 p.) ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Arthur Golden.

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Summoning up more than twenty years of Japan's most dramatic history, this book tells the extraordinary story of a geisha girl. It uncovers a hidden world of eroticism and enchantment, exploitation  Read more...

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"Exceptional and erotic" Literary Review "Intimate and brutal, written in cool, lucid prose it is a novel whose psychological empathy and historical truths are outstanding" Mail on Sunday "This book Read more...

 
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