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Spring snow: Sea of Fertility Series, Book 1

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The first novel of Mishima's landmark tetralogy, The Sea of fertility Spring Snow is set in Tokyo in 1912, when the hermetic world of the ancient aristocracy is being breached for the first time by outsiders -- rich provincial families unburdened by tradition, whose money and vitality make them formidable contenders for social and political power. Among this rising new elite are the ambitious Matsugae, whose son has been raised in a family of the waning aristocracy, the elegant and attenuated Ayakura. Coming of age, he is caught up in the tensions between old and new -- fiercely loving and hating the exquisite, spirited Ayakura Satoko. He suffers in psychic paralysis until the shock of her engagement to a royal prince shows him the magnitude of his passion, and leads to a love affair that is as doomed as it was inevitable.
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Grouped Work ID 90d68503-484c-8dda-66d3-a9983259e289
Grouping Title spring snow
Grouping Author mishima yukio
Grouping Category book
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auth_author2 Gallagher, Michael, 1930-
author Mishima, Yukio, 1925-1970,
author2-role Gallagher, Michael,1930-translator.
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display_description Tokyo, 1912. The closed world of the ancient aristocracy is being breached for the first time by outsiders - rich provincial families, a new and powerful political and social elite. Kiyoaki has been raised among the elegant Ayakura family - members of the waning aristocracy - but he is not one of them. Coming of age, he is caught up in the tensions between old and new, and his feelings for the exquisite, spirited Sakoto, observed from the sidelines by his devoted friend Honda. When Sakoto is engaged to a royal prince, Kiyoaki realises the magnitude of his passion.
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primary_isbn 9780679722410
publishDate 1972, 2013
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series Sea of fertility
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subject_facet Japan -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Love stories, Romance fiction
title_display Spring snow
title_full Spring Snow Sea of Fertility Series, Book 1, Spring snow / Yukio Mishima ; translated from the Japanese by Michael Gallagher
title_short Spring snow
title_sub Sea of Fertility Series, Book 1
topic_facet Classic Literature, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Literature