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Beauty and Sadness by Yasunari Kawabata

Beauty and Sadness

by Yasunari Kawabata

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Unabridged Edition
Running Time
5 Hrs. 12 Min.


Returning to Kyoto, where temple bells announce the New Year, a grave and penitent Oki is drawn to a haunting obsession from his past. Gently lyrical, yet fierce with the stark intensity of passion, Kawabata's last novel tells the story of the lasting consequences of a brief love affair.

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