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House of the Sleeping Beauties

And Other Stories

by Kawabata, Yasunari

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Kodansha International .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Literary

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEdward Seidensticker (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9037524M
    ISBN 104770029756
    ISBN 109784770029751
    OCLC/WorldCa55606939

    House of the Sleeping Beauties by Yasunari Kawabata “Compulsive reading.” —The Sunday Times. Three surreal, erotically charged stories from Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata. In the three long tales in this collection, Yasunari Kawabata examines the boundaries between fantasy and reality in the minds of three lonely men.   "Sleeping Beauties" takes place in the little Appalachian town of Dooling, , which for no apparent reason becomes ground zero of a worldwide gyno-epidemic, known as the Aurora Flu: The moment.

      House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories by Yasunari Kawabata, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). As "House of the Sleeping Beauties" unfolds in Kawabata's subtle prose, the horrified reader comes to see that the sexual excitement is a result not of rejuvenescence, but of a flirtation with death. The three stories presented in this volume all center upon a lonely protagonist and his peculiar eroticism.

      The house of sleeping beauties has everything—virgin girls, helping him to hide his physical failures—but drugged girls slept throughout the night, purposely done to stop developing emotions. No one knows the location of the house but the keeper of the house said: “It’s best just to keep them company and not let foolish emotions get in.   As it stands, Sleeping Beauties is a tedious read, full of gratuitous shooting and shouting but empty in every other sense. It’s such a big book that you’d be .


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He was not to put his finger into the mouth of the sleeping girl, or try anything else of that sort.5/5(3). What was one of the most memorable moments of Sleeping Beauties. N/A Which scene was your favorite.

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Written with Owen King. Scribner • • pages. A Novel Critique. To come. Sleeping Beauties is not one of those novels. In the grand tradition of team-ups like Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett ’s Good Omens and Stephen King’s own The Talisman (with Peter Straub), it is a triumph of two voices blending wonderfully to take us into a dark and all-too-real dream.

I own nothing. My actions are 'fair use' and mostly belong to the realm of very freaky humour. THE HOUSE OF THE SLEEPING BEAUTIES SYNOPSIS A wealthy businessman in his late 60s, Edmond (Vadim Glowna), is haunted by the death, many years before, of his wife and daughter in a car accident. On the advice of an old friend, Kogi, he visits a mysterious ‘house’ for older Size: 32KB.

Directed by Vadim Glowna. With Vadim Glowna, Angela Winkler, Maximilian Schell, Birol Ünel. Still mourning the loss of his beloved wife and daughter in a horrendous car accident, a reclusive sexagenarian decides to visit a rather peculiar and secretive brothel/10().

About House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories. Three surreal, erotically charged stories from Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata. In the three long tales in this collection, Yasunari Kawabata examines the boundaries between fantasy and reality in the minds of three lonely men.

Sleeping Beauties may be the first book they’ve co-authored, but as mentioned above, it’s not technically Stephen and Owen’s first professional collaboration. House of the Sleeping Beauties: And Other Stories by Kawabata, Yasunari and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   NAMED A RECOMMENDED BOOK OF BY Buzzfeed • The Wall Street Journal • The Millions • Southern Living • Bustle • Esquire • Entertainment Weekly • Nylon • Mashable • Libary Journal • Thrillist “Cassaras’s propulsive and profound first novel, finding one’s home in the world—particularly in a subculture plagued by fear and intolerance from.

Kawabata Yasunari’s novella House of the Sleeping Beauties is almost Beckettian in its simplicity: the elderly Eguchi has been introduced to a sort of sexless fetish house in which rich old men, impotent with age, pay to sleep beside beautiful young women in a chaste embrace.

The women have been drugged, so there is no fear of their waking, and the men are free to gaze. Nobel prize-winning author Yasunari Kawabata is noted for his combination of a traditional Japanese aesthetic with modernist, often surreal trends. In these three tales, superbly translated by Edward Seidensticker, erotic fantasy is underlaid with longing and memories of past loves.

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