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I read books, I write about books, I would probably marry a book if I could find one who liked me enough. Three words to describe me mature, irresponsible, contradictory, unreliable...oh...that's four...

Death in Midsummer and Other Stories

Death in Midsummer and Other Stories - Yukio Mishima, Donald Keene, Ivan Morris, Geoffrey Sargent, Edward Seidensticker OK he had some character flaws. OK he could be a bore, in that special ultra-right way: all headbands and samurai poses. But Mishima was also a brilliant observer of post-war Japanese culture and this collection contains some of his finest stories. 'Three Million Yen' is my favourite, but they're all equally fine.