The Kager Nikki

Book 3 is somewhat different from the other two, quieter and more restrained, and the diary breaks off with the ... Sesshū when the Emperor was a child; otherwise Kampaku, to a sister of Sei Shönagon, the author of the 2 THE KAGERO NIKKI.

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Pages: 258
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Pages: 400
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