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  • Published: 4 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241383698
  • Imprint: Peng. Mod. Classics
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

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  • Published: 4 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241383698
  • Imprint: Peng. Mod. Classics
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

About the author

Yukio Mishima

Yukio Mishima was born in 1925 in Tokyo, and is considered one of the Japan's most important writers. His books broke social boundaries and taboos at a time when Japan found itself in a state of rapid social change. His interests, besides writing, included body-building, acting and practising as a Samurai. In 1970 he attempted to start a military coup, which failed. Upon realizing this, Mishima performed seppuku, a ritual suicide, upon himself. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature three times.

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