A great samurai and a beautiful poet fall in love in a novel that captures medieval Japan in breathtaking detail. The heartbreaking story of their renewed love is fraught by the Japanese concept of "mono no aware"--life's ephemeral nature--that weighs on the lovers.

The Snow Fox 2005, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393326529

Revised edition

Trade paperback

The Snow Fox 2004, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393058147