Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden - memoir of a geisha


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Dec 10,  · Directed by Rob Marshall. With Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Suzuka Ohgo. Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geisha/10(K). Memoirs of a Geisha is a historical fiction novel by American author Arthur Golden, published in The novel, told in first person perspective, tells the story of a fictional geisha working in Kyoto, Japan, before, during and after World War II and ends with her being relocated to New York Arthur Golden.

Sep 23,  · Memoirs of a Geisha is an American novel, and as such the attempt at West does East, especially on the complex and delicate subject of the geisha, is compelling, interesting, but also heavy-handed and ultimately ineffective (even more so in the case of the film). It is a wonderful introduction to geisha, Japanese culture, and the East for the /5. In Memoirs of a Geisha, we enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl's virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and where love is scorned as illusion. It is a unique and triumphant work of fiction—at once romantic, erotic, suspenseful—and completely by: 4.

Apr 25,  · Very good book. I read the book and listened to the audio book. The story is fiction but very believable. Pre WWII untill post war telling the trials and tribulations of a young Japanese girl who was sold to a geisha house. The girl had many really hard times but developed into the top Geisha of /5(1K).