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Author Name    SCOTT-STOKES, HENRY.

Title   The Life And Death Of Yukio Mishima.

Binding   h

Book Condition   Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.

Edition   First Edition.

Publisher    Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York: 1974.

ISBN Number    0374186200 / 9780374186203

Seller ID   68363X1

On November 25, 1970, Yukio Mishima, the famous Japanese writer whose life was as much publicized as Ernest Hemingway's, committed hara-kiri in a military headquarters in Tokyo. He was only forty-five and seemed to have the kind of life most writers dream about - international fame, wealth, a wife and children, a home of his own design - and yet he gave it all up not in a rash of outburst but in a public suicide planned in great detail months before. Henry Scott-Stokes, a former Lond Times bureau chief in Tokyo, was a friend of Mishima's, and his book is the result of a three years' quest for the true meaning of Mishima's death. Includes an Index.

(Key Words: Biography, Yukio Mishima, Japanese Writers, Suicide, Henry Scott-Stokes, General Yamazaki, Masakatsu Morita, General Kanetoshi Mashita, Azusa Hiraoka, Chibi-Koga).

Price = 21.80 USD



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