Palm-of-the-Hand Stories. Japanese Literature, Yasunari Kawabata.

Palm-of-the-Hand Stories.

San Francisco: North Point, 1988. First Printing of the First Edition. A Fine copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. This volume collects for the first time in English over seventy of the Nobel Prize winner's "palm-sized" stories. Yasunari Kawabata felt the essence of his art was to be found not in his longer works but in a series of short stories?which he called "Palm-of-the-Hand Stories"?written over the span of his career. In them we find loneliness, love, and the passage of time, demonstrating the range and complexity of a true master of short fiction. Item #26555
ISBN: 0865473250

Price: $95.00