The true joy of a moonlit night

May 16, 2020 | Prose Porn, Things I wish I'd written

The true joy of a moonlit night is something we no longer understand. Only the men of old, when there were no lights, could understand the true joy of a moonlit night.

…from the incomparable Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata.

Do these vintage international Japanese novels have the most incredible covers ever, or what?