Carl's Reviews > Mishima: A Biography

Mishima by John Nathan
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
M_50x66
's review
Sep 02, 10


I think that the author’s friendship with Mishima (he translated several of his books) benefited this book immensely. It gave him a level of access to family and friends that some stranger would never of had. Even though it is clear the author has deep affection for Mishima, it is not an overtly biased depiction of his life. The author sheds light equally on Mishima’s talents as a writer, but also does not shy away from exposing his hypocritical, and fascist tendencies.
likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Mishima.
sign in »

No comments have been added yet.