Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

This novel is a historical fiction that provides a rich exploration of life in Japan before World War II, through the eyes of a young girl sold into the geisha lifestyle. The protagonist is trained in the arts of entertaining wealthy and powerful men, navigating a world of jealousy, love, and social politics. Her journey is one of resilience and survival as she strives to find personal happiness in a society that views her as a commodity.

The 937th greatest book of all time


Published
1997
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-500
Words
186,000
Original Language
English

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