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THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM GRACE WITH THE SEA by YUKIO MISHIMA

Noburo is a thirteen-year-old boy who lives alone with his widowed mother. He is a member of a gang of fellow teenage boys who detests the hypocritical adult world. 382 more words

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'Three Million Yen' by Yukio Mishima

Three Million Yen by Yukio Mishima, 1960

The magic trick:

Setting up the couple as childlike innocents

The setup here has a young married couple arriving at a mall to meet an older woman, and this meeting and what it entails is absolutely crucial to the story’s message. 220 more words

Stories

Tadpoles

I have just finished and delivered an unusual little cabinet to a client today. I made it from a truly spectacular piece of locally sourced sycamore. 511 more words

Musing

I've Been Missing Japanese Literature So Much of Late...Coming Soon: Japanese Literature Challenge 9

As June approaches, so my thoughts turn to Japanese literature. For that is when I typically begin the Japanese Literature Challenge which runs through January. I wondered how I would make it fresh this year, but my friend… 470 more words

Japanese Literature

Top 10 Books by Yukio Mishima


To be fair, this list contains 8 novels, 1 tetralogy, and 1 very interesting death. Here are the top works of Yukio Mishima based on their frequency of mention in questions on… 974 more words

Japan

20 April 2015

SG ~ I appreciate quotes about ‘border’ issues.
Often they are ‘threshold’ issues and whatever surrounds you, and whatever you become, depends on the way you confront these ‘thresholds’.
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Prose