Palm-of-the-Hand Stories (FSG Classics)
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Recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1968, the novelist Yasunari Kawabata felt the essence of his art was to be found not in his longer works but in a series of short stories—which he called "Palm-of-the-Hand Stories"—written over the span of his career. In them we find loneliness, love, and the passage of time, demonstrating the range and complexity of a true master of short fiction.
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 9780374530495, 288pp.
Publication Date: November 14, 2006