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Temple of the Golden Pavilion

Temple of the Golden Pavilion

Author: Yukio Mishima
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Because of the boyhood trauma of seeing his mother make love to another man in the presence of his dying father, Mizoguchi becomes a hopeless stutterer. Taunted by his schoolmates, he feels utterly alone untill he becomes an acolyte at a famous temple in Kyoto, where he develops an all-consuming obsession with the temple's beauty.

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'One of the outstanding writers of the world' New York Times


A dark vision...a beautiful, disturbing novel Los Angeles Times Mishima writes with a fury that seldom flags Glasgow Herald Glitters with images of beauty and destruction, cruelty and sacrifice, dedication and betrayal The Times An amazing literary feat Chicago Tribune

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General Fields

  • : 9780099285670
  • : Vintage Publishing
  • : Vintage
  • : April 2001
  • : 197mm X 132mm X 16mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Yukio Mishima
  • : Paperback
  • : 256