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The Pillow Book

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 23mm | 292g
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Translation
  • map
  • 0140448063
  • 9780140448061
  • 84,675

About Sei Shonagon

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.
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