The Temple of Dawn (Sea of Fertility #3)

The Temple of Dawn (Sea of Fertility #3)

by Yukio Mishima
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The Temple of Dawn (Sea of Fertility #3) by Yukio Mishima

Dramatizes the Japanese experience from the eve of World War II through the degradation of the postwar era.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671445348
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/01/1981
Series: The Sea of Fertility Ser.

About the Author

Yukio Mishima was born in Tokyo in 1925. He graduated from Tokyo Imperial University’s School of Jurisprudence in 1947. His first published book, The Forest in Full Bloom, appeared in 1944 and he established himself as a major author with Confessions of a Mask (1949). From then until his death he continued to publish novels, short stories, and plays each year. His crowning achievement, The Sea of Fertility tetralogy—which contains the novels Spring Snow (1969), Runaway Horses (1969), The Temple of Dawn (1970), and The Decay of the Angel (1971)—is considered one of the definitive works of twentieth century Japanese fiction. In 1970, at the age of 45 and the day after completing the last novel in the Fertility series, Mishima committed seppuku (ritual suicide)—a spectacular death that attracted worldwide attention.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Five stars! A great read, and I couldnt put it down!