|Lake, the (1954) [Novel]|
by Yasunari Kawabata
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(IBList user synopsis):
This book tells the story of a former schoolteacher named Gimpei Momoi. Beginning in Karuizawa, the novel alternates between the now middle-aged Momoi and recurring memories of a lake from his hometown, and his interactions with a number of women, beginning with a relative and the uncomfortable circumstances surrounding a death in his family.
Original title: みづうみ (Mizuumi)
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction