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Geisha of Gion - Mineko Iwasaki, Rande Brown
Geisha of Gion
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2.00 5
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780641569715 (0641569718)
Pages no: 334
Edition language: English
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JLee22
JLee22 rated it
4.5 Geisha, a Life
I kept re-writing my comments on this bit because I feel so conflicted that I can't write a comprehensive sentence about it. Likes: historical first person account. Original, native speaker. Detailed descriptions about unique aspects of cultural setting. Dislikes: the general personality of the ...
teaandbooks
teaandbooks rated it
2.0 Incredibly boring.
After hearing about the controversy over Memoirs of a Geisha I decided to seek out other texts on geishas. I finally got around to reading this but sadly I was disappointed. Mineko Iwasaki was born into a family that fell on tougher times and she was eventually "sold"/adopted to become a geisha. T...
tyene
tyene rated it
3,5/5Ho iniziato a leggere questo libro perché ho adorato "Memorie di una Geisha" di Arthur Golden, che si è rifatto proprio alla storia di Mineko Iwasaki. Di "Memorie di una Geisha" questo libro non ha poi molto, e per quanto la Iwasaki si sia lamentata per come Golden abbia stravolto la sua vita (...
Long Winter Nights
Long Winter Nights rated it
5.0 Gejsza z Gion
Spędziłam przy tej książce naprawdę miło czas. Geisha ukazała się w moich oczach jako symbol pracy nad sobą i dążenia do doskonałości. Do Książka walczy z mitem, że geishe to prostytutki. Już nie raz słyszałam osoby, kojarzące je tylko z tym - co jest tak naprawdę wiedzą podwórkową. Do tego książka ...
lupalz
lupalz rated it
2.0 Geisha of Gion: The True Story of Japan's Foremost Geisha
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