By Yasunari Kawabata, Lane Dunlop
Recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1968, the novelist Yasunari Kawabata felt the essence of his paintings used to be to be came across now not in his longer works yet in a sequence of brief stories―which he known as "Palm-of-the-Hand Stories"―written over the span of his occupation. In them we discover loneliness, love, and the passage of time, demonstrating the variety and complexity of a real grasp of brief fiction.
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