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The house of the sleeping beauties

Kawabata, Yasunari

The house of the sleeping beauties

and other stories

by Kawabata, Yasunari

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Published .
Written in English

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  • Social life and customs,
  • Translations into English,
  • Fiction

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    StatementYasunari Kawabata ; introduction by Yukio Mishima ; translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker
    ContributionsMishima, Yukio, 1925-1970, writer of introduction, Seidensticker, Edward, 1921-2007, translator
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 pages
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26944454M
    ISBN 100525434135
    ISBN 109780525434139
    OCLC/WorldCa975086710

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