About Hisako Matsubara: Nació en Kioto, Japón, hija del gran sacerdote shinto de esta ciudad. Ordenada ella misma sacerdotisa shinto, se licenció en reli. A sour, single-keyed small novel, set in Japan around the turn of the century. Hisako Matsubara is a Japanese novelist who has published works in German, English and She published several novels in German (Brokatrausch , Samurai , Glückspforte , Abendkranich , Brückenbogen

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A moving portrait hlsako conflicts generated by the clash between the old values of the Japanese aristocracy and the new reallities of the inter-war years. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The respected samurai Father Hayato raises his adopted son, Nagayuki, to marry his daughter Tomiko.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Hisako Matsubara and Ella Leffland. InMatsubara published a German translation of the ancient Japanese tale Taketori-monogatari. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item?

Views Read Edit View history. In recent years, she has published yisako in Japanese, both fiction and non-fiction. Amazon Business Service for business customers. Write a customer review. See all free Kindle reading apps. Their son, the physicist Minoru Freunddied of brain tumor glioblastoma in early While he’s there, bad fortune strikes everyone concerned: There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it matsubarw second life. As their friendship deepens into love, Hayato insists that Nagayuki go to America, alone, to win back the family honour and redress financial losses.

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In this sad and moving novel, old and rich samurai Hayato adopts young Nagayuki and later marries him with his daughter, Tomiko. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Compelled by his samurai upbringing to put fillial duty before personal happiness, Nagayuki goes to a prejudiced and unfriendly America, wheer his brilliant law degree and masubara social status count for nothing and he is forced to perform the ssmurai of labouring jobs.


In Japan Hayato’s refusal to adjust to his standards to his means reduces Tomiko to poverty and despair and he eventually brings tradgedy down on them all.


Neither Father Hayato nor Nagayuki is able, good samurais as they are, to admit to each other their respective destitutions.

Please try again later. Matsubara, a young Japanese woman who writes from Germany in German, drives home a strong, feminist point very well: Nagayuki is a yoshi–a son given up by his poor family and adopted by a richer one–of the Hayato family, Father Hayato being a respected aristocrat, Noh-play expert, and devotee of the samurai code of honor, pride, stiff acceptance.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. He is sent to law school in Tokyo, where the couple spends a happy time. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. She graduated from high school in Kyoto, then attended Tokyo ‘s International Christian Universitywhere she studied comparative religion and literature. sammurai

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