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Waiting Years The

Enchi Fumiko

9780099589457

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $19.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780099589457
Published: October 2019

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Published for the first time in the UK, one of Japan's greatest modern female writers

In the late nineteenth century, Tomo, the faithful wife of a government official, is sent to Tokyo, where a heartbreaking task is awaiting her. From among hundreds of geishas and daughters offered up for sale by their families she must select a respectable young girl to become her husband's new lover. Externally calm, but torn apart inside, Tomo dutifully begins the search for an official mistress.

The Waiting Years was awarded Japan's most prestigious literary award, the Noma Prize.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780099589457
Published: October 2019

Number of pages: 192
Width: 129 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: 12 mm

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

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