The Pillow Book

Author: Sei Shonagon
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141906944
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A new translation of the idiosyncratic diary of a C10 court lady in Heian Japan. Along with the TALE OF GENJI, this is one of the major Japanese Classics.


Author: Natsume Soseki
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101097558
Size: 51.46 MB
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Nami, or "beauty," is the center of this elegant novel, the still point around which the artist moves and the enigmatic subject of Soseki's word painting. In the author's words, Kusamakura is "a haiku-style novel, that lives through beauty.

Essays In Idleness

Author: Kenko
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141957875
Size: 46.78 MB
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These two works on life's fleeting pleasures are by Buddhist monks from medieval Japan, but each shows a different world-view.

Woman In Cabin 10

Author: Ruth Ware
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423432705
Size: 26.92 MB
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Wie kann eine Frau verschwinden, die es nie gegeben hat?


Author: Arthur Miller
ISBN: 9783596271085
Size: 73.18 MB
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Junge Mädchen tanzen nachts im Wald, während eine Negerin alte Beschwörungsformeln über das Feuer murmelt; Beschwörungen, die Abigail, einem der Mädchen, zu ihrem Liebesglück verhelfen sollen.

Pillow Book Of A Manic Depressive

Author: Anthony Peck
Publisher: Chipmunkapublishing ltd
ISBN: 1849913382
Size: 70.94 MB
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Anthony Peck. A pillow book is an “informal [medieval Japanese] book of notes
which men and women composed when they retired to their rooms in the evening
and which they kept near their sleeping place, possibly in the drawers of their
wooden pillows, so that they might record stray impressions.” Introduction to “The
Pillow Book of Sei Shônagon”, translated by Ivan Morris, 1967, Penguin Classics
Contents Introduction While reading a book The sound of traffic 3.


Author: Sōseki Natsume
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Size: 19.92 MB
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Haunted by tragic secrets, Sensei slowly opens up to his young disciple, confessing indiscretions from his own student days that have left him reeling with guilt.


Author: Jason Everett
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595299237
Size: 21.12 MB
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Excerpts from the Workbooks 1998-2002 Jason Price Everett. Extracts from John
Morris's Introduction to his translation of The Pillow Book ofSei Shonagon,
Penguin Classics, 1967: “ The Pillow Book is the precursor of a typically
Japanese genre known as zuihitsu ('occasional writings,' 'random notes') which
has lasted until the present day and which includes some of the most valued
works in the country's literature.” “The arrangement of the book in the main
versions that we know is ...