The Sound of Waves is lyrical, concise, well developed and definitely memorable.
The Lake dips into all kinds of mystery (and memory), and as usual, Kawabata leaves much unexplained.
Mishima has succeeded in taking a fairly simple, classic tale and materializing the most good he can from it.
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, for all its destruction and angst, is without a doubt a work of beauty in itself.
Confessions of a Mask is a rather straightforward work, and, despite the narrator’s belief in his own individual complexities, what he is experiencing is not unique.