By Donald Richie
Publish yr note: First released in 1999
In this retelling of an previous story, a warrior wrestles down an enemy commander in basic terms to find his foe is as younger as his personal son. Shaken and not able to abide through his responsibility and slay the formative years, he makes a decision to turn into a monk.
This recognized stumble upon among Kumagai no Jiro Naozane and Taira no Atsumori in the course of Japan's Heike wars has been a major a part of Japan's historic and spiritual culture ever for the reason that. In Memoirs of the Warrior Kumagai, Donald Richie demanding situations and upends traditional models of this incident, whilst he vividly conjures up the area of the 12th century eastern warrior with uncompromising precision and authority.
The result's a historic novel within the grand culture, a piece right away clean and undying.
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