The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

Book - 1959
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Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1959
Edition: 1st American ed
Branch Call Number: FICTION MISHIMA
Characteristics: 262 p. illus. 22 cm


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Mishima’s reputation may precede him as an eccentric nationalist that committed seppuku. His work, however, is equally as interesting as he is. This novel is roughly based on the true story of a young Buddhist acolyte who burned the Temple of the Golden Pavilion. In Mishima’s retelling, the monk ... Read More »

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