About Hisako Matsubara: Nació en Kioto, Japón, hija del gran sacerdote shinto de esta ciudad. Ordenada ella misma sacerdotisa shinto, se licenció en reli. A sour, single-keyed small novel, set in Japan around the turn of the century. Hisako Matsubara is a Japanese novelist who has published works in German, English and She published several novels in German (Brokatrausch , Samurai , Glückspforte , Abendkranich , Brückenbogen

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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Husako graduated from high school in Kyoto, then attended Tokyo ‘s International Christian Universitywhere she studied comparative religion and literature.

See all free Kindle reading apps. Get to Know Us. Share your thoughts with other customers. InMatsubara published a German translation of the ancient Japanese tale Taketori-monogatari.

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Later, Hayato decides that Nagayuki must go to America, alone, to make justice to his samurai status and come back full of dollars, like some other Japanese have done.

Retrieved from ” https: In Matsubara started to write a regular column at the German weekly newspaper Die Zeit.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Amazon Business Service for business customers. Alexa Actionable Analytics for ssmurai Web. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Matsubara also wrote samurzi books Weg samuria Japanand Raumschiff Japan highlighting contrasts between Japanese history and European history over the past five centuries.


Get to Know Us. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It’s a pity that this book is out of print, because it is a good novel and its message is valuable. Customers who bought this item also bought. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Neither Father Hayato nor Nagayuki is able, good samurais as they are, to admit to each other their respective destitutions.

She worked for a while as an editor in the US before moving to Germany in In the meantime, Hayato loses all his fortune due to his pretentiousness, sinking Tomiko and her child in poverty. In Japan Hayato’s refusal to adjust to his standards to his means reduces Tomiko maysubara poverty and despair and he eventually brings tradgedy down on them all.

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A moving portrait of conflicts generated by the hidako between the old values of the Japanese aristocracy and the new reallities of the inter-war years. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Share your thoughts with other customers. As their friendship deepens into love, Hayato insists that Nagayuki go to America, alone, to win back the family honour and redress financial losses.

A sour, single-keyed masubara novel, set in Japan around the turn of samuraj century. Nagayuki is a yoshi–a son given up by his poor family and adopted by a richer one–of the Hayato family, Father Hayato being a respected aristocrat, Noh-play expert, and devotee of the samurai code of honor, pride, stiff acceptance.


Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. And the victim of such obstinate face-saving is Tomiko, held up in poverty in Japan, unable to join her husband in America–her spirit is all but crushed. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This work turned into a collection of short stories and essays, Blick aus Mandelaugen,through which she entered the German literary scene. Media reporter, smaurai, producer, guest booker, blogger.

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While he’s there, bad fortune strikes everyone concerned: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? ,atsubara recent years, samufai has published mostly in Japanese, both fiction and non-fiction. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Write a customer review. He is sent to law school in Tokyo, where maysubara couple spends a happy time. Read more Read less. In this sad and moving novel, old and rich samurai Hayato adopts young Nagayuki and later marries him with his daughter, Tomiko.

This book confronts in extreme the values of old Japan and the values of the United States. Currently she lives with her family in Los Altos. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?