The Pillow Book

Author: Sei Shonagon
Homepage 9780140448061

Stock information

General Fields

  • : $19.99(AUD)
  • : 9780140448061
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
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  • : October 2006
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 23mm
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Special Fields

  • : map
  • : 400
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  • : Paperback
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Barcode 9780140448061
9780140448061

Description

A new translation of the idiosyncratic diary of a C10 court lady in Heian Japan. Along with the "Tale of Genji", this is one of the major Japanese classics.

Author description

Meredith McKinney is a translator of Japanese literature, both contemporary and classical. She lived in Japan for twenty years and currently lives in Braidwood, New South Wales. Meredith McKinney is a translator of Japanese literature, both contemporary and classical. She lived in Japan for twenty years and currently lives in Braidwood, New South Wales.