After the early death of her philandering husband, Etsuko moves into her father-in-law's house, where she numbly submits to the old man's advances. But soon she finds herself in love with the young servant Saburo. Tormented by his indifference, yet invigorated by her desire, she makes her move, with catastrophic consequences.
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"Japan's foremost man of letters" ( Spectator)
" Thirst for Love contains all of the elements that make Mishima a compelling, disturbing writer" ( Columbus Dispatch)
'One of the outstanding writers of the world' New York Times
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140092773