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    Memoirs of a Geisha: The Literary Sensation and Runaway Bestseller

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    'An epic tale and a brutal evocation of a disappearing world' The Times

    A young peasant girl is sold as servant and apprentice to a renowned geisha house.

    ISBN: 9780099771517
    AuthorGolden, Arthur
    PublisherNameVintage Publishing
    Pub Date04/06/1998
    BindingPaperback
    Pages512
    Availability: Temporarily Out of Stock

    'An epic tale and a brutal evocation of a disappearing world' The Times

    A young peasant girl is sold as servant and apprentice to a renowned geisha house. Many years later she tells her story from a hotel in New York, opening a window into an extraordinary half-hidden world of eroticism and enchantment, exploitation and degradation and summoning up a quarter of a century of Japan's dramatic history.

    'Intimate and brutal, written in cool, lucid prose it is a novel whose psychological empathy and historical truths are outstanding' Mail on Sunday

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    'An epic tale and a brutal evocation of a disappearing world' The Times

    A young peasant girl is sold as servant and apprentice to a renowned geisha house. Many years later she tells her story from a hotel in New York, opening a window into an extraordinary half-hidden world of eroticism and enchantment, exploitation and degradation and summoning up a quarter of a century of Japan's dramatic history.

    'Intimate and brutal, written in cool, lucid prose it is a novel whose psychological empathy and historical truths are outstanding' Mail on Sunday