Wind and Stone

Wind and Stone

by Masaaki Tachihara


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Mizue is a Japanese housewife. Kase is a garden designer hired by her husband to landscape their home. As the garden takes shape, Mizue wakens to a new sensuality and desire. A disturbing tale of seduction, based on Japanese aesthetics and the artistic pursuit of destructive beauty.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780962813771
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication date: 07/01/1998
Series: Rock Spring Collection of Japanese Literature Series
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 831,024
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Tachihara (1926-1980) was born the son of a Zen priest in Taegu, Korea, and grew up studying the arts of medieval Japan, expecially literature and the Noh theater. A resident of Kamakura, he wrote novels and short stories, as well as a collection of essays on the Japanese garden. In 1961 he was awarded the Naoki Prize for Fiction.

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