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by Kara Dalkey
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 10 years ago
This is a quiet book. It is a very quiet book. Yet it is a very lovely book.One of the things that draws people to Denmark is the fact that Hans Christan ( 1805 - 1875 ) Andersen was born and lived there. In fact, Odenese most make a fortune out of tourists. It's a lovely town. Very quiet, yet v...
Bun's Books
Bun's Books rated it 51 years ago
As others have said, its a retelling of the Hans Christian Anderson story The Nightingale set at the court of Heian period Japan. It draws pretty directly from The Tale of Genji, with many of the same devices; a group of ladies in waiting who comment on and gossip about the actions of the main char...
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