Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
Snow Country is the first full-length novel by the Nobel Prize-winning Japanese author Yasunari Kawabata. The novel established Kawabata as one of Japan's foremost authors and became an instant classic. Snow Country is a stark tale of a love affair between a Tokyo dilettante and a provincial geisha that takes place in the remote hot spring (onsen) town of Yuzawa.
The 1491st greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 90th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)