A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees

A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees - Penguin Little Black Classics

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Synopsis

'It is a most wonderful comfort to sit alone beneath a lamp, book spread before you, and commune with someone from the past whom you have never met...'

Moonlight, sake, spring blossom, idle moments, a woman's hair - these exquisite reflections on life's fleeting pleasures by a thirteenth-century Japanese monk are delicately attuned to nature and the senses.

Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Yoshida Kenko (c. 1283-1352). Kenko's work is included in Penguin Classics in Essays in Idleness and Hojoki.

Book information

ISBN: 9780141398259
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Pub date:
DEWEY: 294.344
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 50
Weight: 54g
Height: 161mm
Width: 112mm
Spine width: 6mm