Cold Sake, A Yamabuki Story (The Pillow Book of a Samurai)
Publish date: December 20th 2013
Publisher: Toot Sweet
Pages no: 61
Edition language: English
The Japanese tradition is long and complicated, with subtleties that are truly hard to capture in a work of extant fiction. However, Katherine M. Lawrence does a wonderful job of it. Peppered throughout "Cold Sake" and "Haru" are little details like using the old calendar (Year of the Monkey, for ex...