Review of Mishima’s The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

In the shadow of Japan’s defeat in the Second World War and occupation by the Americans, a young boy becomes an acolyte of the Temple of the Golden Pavilion. His mother is close to destitute, as were so many in the smoking ruins of the country and he must rely on the benevolence of the abbot who will take him under his wing.

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