Anglais Memoirs Of A Geisha

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This is a seductive and evocative epic on an intimate scale, which tells the extraordinary story of a geisha girl. Summoning up more than twenty years of Japan's most dramatic history, it uncovers a hidden world of eroticism and enchantment, exploitation and degradation. From a small fishing village in 1929, the tale moves to the glamorous and decadent heart of Kyoto in the 1930s, where a young peasant girl is sold as servant and apprentice to a renowned geisha house. She tells her story many years later from the Waldorf Astoria in New York; it exquisitely evokes another culture, a different time and the details of an extraordinary way of life. It conjures up the perfection and the ugliness of life behind ricepaper screens, where young girls learn the arts of geisha dancing and singing, how to wind the kimono, how to walk and pour tea, and how to beguile the most powerful men.

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  • EAN

    9781407019666

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    512 Pages

  • Distributeur

    Olf

  • Support principal

    ebook (ePub)

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