- 262 pages
- Yukio Mishima
- 07 September 2017 Yukio Mishima
Because Of The Boyhood Trauma Of Seeing His Mother Make Love To Another Man In The Presence Of His Dying Father, Mizoguchi Becomes A Hopeless Stutterer Taunted By His Schoolmates, He Feels Utterly Alone Until He Becomes An Acolyte At A Famous Temple In Kyoto He Quickly Becomes Obsessed With The Beauty Of The Temple Even When Tempted By A Friend Into Exploring The Geisha District, He Cannot Escape Its Image In The Novel S Soaring Climax, He Tries Desperately To Free Himself From His Fixation.
Yukio Mishima was born in Tokyo in 1925 He graduated from Tokyo Imperial University s School of Jurisprudence in 1947 His first published book, The Forest in Full Bloom, appeared in 1944 and he established himself as a major author with Confessions of a Mask 1949 From then until his death he continued to publish novels, short stories, and plays each year His crowning achievement, th