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A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees By Yoshida Kenko

A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees
by Yoshida Kenko

Includes exquisite reflections on life's fleeting pleasures by a thirteenth-century Japanese monk are delicately attuned to nature and the senses.

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A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees Summary


<p><i>'It is a most wonderful comfort to sit alone beneath a lamp, book spread before you, and commune with someone from the past whom you have never met...'</i></p><p>Moonlight, sake, spring blossom, idle moments, a woman's hair - these exquisite reflections on life's fleeting pleasures by a thirteenth-century Japanese monk are delicately attuned to nature and the senses.</p><p>Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.</p><p>Yoshida Kenko (c. 1283-1352). Kenko's work is included in Penguin Classics in <i>Essays in Idleness and Hojoki</i>.</p>

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GOR006578416
A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees
Yoshida Kenko
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2015-02-25
64
0141398256
9780141398259
N/A
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