Memoirs of a Geisha Epub Ö Memoirs of Kindle -

Memoirs of a Geisha Epub Ö Memoirs of  Kindle - A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel presents with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan s most celebrated geishaIn Memoirs of a Geisha, we enter a world where appearances are paramount where a girl s virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men and where love is scorned as illusion It is a unique and triumphant work of fiction at once romantic, erotic, suspenseful and completely unforgettable

10 thoughts on “Memoirs of a Geisha

  1. Juushika Juushika says:

    Memoirs of a Geisha is an American novel, and as such the attempt at West does East, especially on the complex and delicate subject of the geisha, is compelling, interesting, but also heavy handed and ultimately ineffective evenso in the case of the film It is a wonderful introduction to geisha, Japanese culture, and the East for the uninitiated Western reader, and I can see why the book is popular, but I found it disappointing For the reader already familiar with the culture, western Me

  2. Liz Lynch Liz Lynch says:

    Like eating fancy dessert at a gourmet restaurant, Memoirs of a Geisha is beautiful, melts lightly off the tongue and will be forgotten shortly after it s done The language is strikingly lovely, and Golden paints a remarkable picture of a time and place If you re looking to learn something deep about the psychology of Japanese culture, or meet nuanced characters, then I d steer you elsewhere The story only skims the top of thecomplicated aspects of a Japan in decline, focusing mostly on Like ea

  3. Sophia. Sophia. says:

    So. Memoirs of a Geisha I d been wanting to read that one for a very long time I had heard so many good things about it It s supposed to be awesome, and deep, and beautiful, right Wrong It s not The writing was what bothered me the most It s pretentious and superficial, and sloooooww and it goes on and on and on and on and on and still, very little happens In some sort of weird combination, the writing is both superficial and clich It feels like Golden thought it would be a good idea So. Memoirs of a

  4. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    Whatever our struggles and triumphs, however we may suffer them, all too soon they bleed into a wash, just like watery ink on paper Geisha Mineko Iwasaki basis for Chiyo Sayori.Chiyo, with her sister Satsu, and her mother and father live in a shack by the sea on the coast of Japan The shack leans, and has to be propped up to keep from total collapse Her mother is sick and on the verge of death Her father is a fisherman, uneducated, and generally befuddled by anything that doesn t have Whatever our struggle

  5. Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin says:

    This book was wonderful I absolutely love the movie, which I now need to watch In many ways, this was a sad story for me I would really like to read a biography of a geisha and watch a documentary to really look into their world We lead our lives like water flowing down a hill, goingor less in one direction until we splash into something that forces us to find a new course Happy Reading Mel This book was wonderful I absolutely love the movie, which I now need to watch In many ways, this was a sad story for me I

  6. T.J. T.J. says:

    Damn if you aren t one of the most problematic things I ve ever read, Memoirs of a Geisha.Like much of non Asian America, I was swept up in the delight of reading this book in 2000 I was fifteen and precocious, and the narrative was arresting I couldn t put the book down I wrote this in 2000 Golden has hit pay dirt with this masterpiece An insightful, curious, and caring look into the mysterious world of geisha, Arthur Golden peels away the ignorance and labeling that westerners have covere Damn if you aren t one of t

  7. Argona Argona says:

    I became fascinated with Japanese culture when I was a teenage girl and since then I have read many Japanese related books and articles and have watched many movies and animes that depict parts of Japanese culture but the fact remains that I am not Japanese, I have never been to Japan and I am a foreigner, captivated by this exotic and very different culture.As a foreigner, I see many beautiful and unique aspects to Japanese culture but I also know about certain painful historical facts such as I became fascinated with Japa

  8. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    I read this a long time ago a favorite Its amazing a male wrote this book sure felt like a female speaking.

  9. Fabian Fabian says:

    Well, I finally got around to this one it was the Gone Girl of the 90 s Only in popularity This time, the fairy tale with Girl it seems as if we recomfortable with the cautionary tale in the 10 s has a Cinderella and many suitors after her It is absolutely immersive a page turner that has as many colors as a used up coloring book I see the geisha in that light like La Marilyn, the geisha are symbol of t Well, I finally got around to this one I think I understand its fan base and its subsequent literary worth it was the Gone Girl of the

  10. Henry Avila Henry Avila says:

    In a small Japanese fishing village of Yoroido, on the coast of the Sea of Japan, a child Chiyo Sakamoto, 9, lives with an ancient father, dying mother, and older sister Satsu, in a dilapidated home, leaning over a cliff, the year 1929, things are tough and will get harder, as the Great Depression is about to commencethe impoverished family needs help and the two sisters are sold Pretty Chiyo, with beautiful eyes, to become a geisha after a long apprenticeship and the unlucky, plain Satsu, a In a small Japanese fishing village of Yoroido, on

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