The Sea of Fertility Series

4 primary works • 5 total works
„The Sea of Fertility“ (豊饒の海 Hōjō no Umi) is a tetralogy written by the Japanese author Yukio Mishima. The series, which Mishima began writing in 1964 and which was his final work, is usually thought of as his masterpiece. Its title refers to the Mare Fecunditatis, a "sea" on the Moon.

The main timeline of the story stretches from 1912 to 1975. The…

Book 1

Spring Snow
4.15
· 10146 Ratings · 737 Reviews · published 1968 · 78 editions
Tokyo, 1912. The closed world of the ancient aris…
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Book 2

Runaway Horses
4.17
· 4143 Ratings · 283 Reviews · published 1969 · 57 editions
Isao is a young, engaging patriot, and a fanatica…
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Book 3

The Temple of Dawn
3.88
· 2889 Ratings · 183 Reviews · published 1970 · 57 editions
Yukio Mishima’s The Temple of Dawn is the third n…
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Book 4

The Decay of the Angel
4.14
· 2694 Ratings · 185 Reviews · published 1970 · 56 editions
The dramatic climax of The Sea of Fertility tetra…
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Book 1-4

The Sea of Fertility
4.40
· 380 Ratings · 22 Reviews · published 1970 · 10 editions
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