In this novel Uno Chiyo has created one of the most memorable love stories in Japanese literature. It is the story of Yuasa Joji, a famous artist who returns to Japan after many years in Paris. Once back in Tokyo, he receives love letters from a fervent young woman who begs him to meet her--importunings that start him on a bizarre round of romantic adventures. Writing here at the height of her powers, one of Japan's foremost women writers explores both the folly and the inevitability of human passion, leading the reader to ...

Confessions of Love 1990, Peter Owen Publishers, London

ISBN-13: 9780720607673


Confessions of Love 1989, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824811761

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