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Book Review: Confessions of a Mask by Yukio Mishima

This story has no inciting incident and no climax, and the goals of its protagonist are lofty and often contradictory. It may, like J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, be accused of being a largely plotless tale of a neurotic individual. This may be true, but it does not make Yukio Mishima’s Confessions of a Mask a worthless story. Like Salinger’s Holden Caulfield, … Read More Book Review: Confessions of a Mask by Yukio Mishima