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Okei : a girl from the provinces

Translated by Kenneth J. Bryson

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Set in the midst of samurai warfare in the mountainous region of Aizu in the late 19th century, Okei recounts the coming of age of a young peasant girl, who falls desperately in love with the fierce warrior Sanasuma Kingo, only to learn that the world she inhabits has no place for love.

japanese title: Okei
subjects: Historical Fiction
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781846880704
OCLC number: 228581586
publisher: Alma Books
publication place: Richmond, UK
english publication date: 2008
document type: Book
description: 350 p. ; 20 cm.