Good + 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. 124pp. Pre-owned (previous owner's name on flyleaf), but clean, spine unbroken, slight tanning of page edges, generally in excellent condition. First translation from the Japanese. The book won two major literary awards when first published in Japan in 1960. It tells the story of a young girl in 17th century Japan who was confined with her family at the age of four when her father lost political power. She was finally released forty years later after her brothers had died and she and her sisters were too old to bear children.
Fine. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Trade paperback, has a small sticker tear on lower back cover. Story tell of a young girl's confinement at the age of four when her father lost political power. She was finally released fforty years later after her brothers had died and she and her sisters were too old to bear children.
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