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A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees (Little Black Classics #11) - Yoshida Kenkō
A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees (Little Black Classics #11)
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'It is a most wonderful comfort to sit alone beneath a lamp, book spread before you, and commune with someone from the past whom you have never met...' Moonlight, sake, spring blossom, idle moments, a woman's hair - these exquisite reflections on life's fleeting pleasures by a thirteenth-century... show more
'It is a most wonderful comfort to sit alone beneath a lamp, book spread before you, and commune with someone from the past whom you have never met...' Moonlight, sake, spring blossom, idle moments, a woman's hair - these exquisite reflections on life's fleeting pleasures by a thirteenth-century Japanese monk are delicately attuned to nature and the senses. Introducing Lit
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141398259 (0141398256)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it
2.0 A Cup Of Sake Beneath The Cherry Trees
If I ever wanted to read a complete collection of random thoughts, I would seriously consider a full edition of Yoshida Kenko's work. The short and long of it is clear, it seems like the author sat down and wrote down everything that came to mind, even if it is completely unrelated to the things dis...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.0 Written by a monk
Some very beautiful passages, including ones about books. But seriously, guys, it is not a woman's fault that you can't keep in your pants!
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4.0 A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees (Little Black Classics #11)
Yoshida Kenko was a 13th-14th Century Japanese Buddhist Monk and wrote essays in idleness.This book contains select passages from his Essays in Idleness, which concern so many different themes, ranging from the marvel of nature to passing musings on death. Like a lot of past male writings, there is ...
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