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Book Review: Forbidden Colours

Forbidden Colours by Yukio Mishima

I read Forbidden Colours by Yukio Mishima in March 2016

Forbidden Colours is a book by Japanese author Yukio Mishima published in 1951. Mishima is considered one of the most important authors of Japanese 20th century literature, and although he was never awarded a Nobel Prize in Literature he was considered several times. His books blended the modern and traditional, focusing on death, sexuality and Japanese nationalism.

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