Mishima, Yukio

The Temple of Dawn – Yukio Mishima

The Temple of Dawn is book #3 in The Sea of Fertility tetralogy. My review for book #1 Spring Snow here and book #2 Runaway Horses here. If you have not read the first two, warning there will be possible spoilers. So my relationship with Mishima’s epic has been long and slow going, as I […]

Ferrante, Elena

My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante

I had quite a high expectation going into this book, because of the popularity. And I can’t say it met my expectation. My Brilliant Friend is set in 1950s Italy and features two female friends as the main characters. The prologue was intriguing. The “brilliant friend” is missing – or to be exact “taking off” […]