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Date Posted: 16:48:09 02/03/06 Fri
Author: Tracyg
Subject: I was tremendously moved by the story. After living in Japan I have a much better understanding of the culture and especially the customs, interactions and expectations (geisha or otherwise) between men and women. Once I understood all of that, I read the book again and had many 'a-ha' moments and was also able to leave my western pov on the bedside table. I understood all of the characters and enjoyed their stories.
In reply to: Syl 's message, "Memoirs of a Geisha" on 16:31:15 02/03/06 Fri

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[> What a lovely review you have done, really in depth. I could tell you were moved by the story. I read the book a few years ago as a former boss "gave" it to me to see if I would like it and I knew I had to read it. I thought it slurped big time. Was one of the most depressing books I have ever read, in fact it is on my list of all time horrible reads. Although I must admit that the writing was excellent. -- beccabee, 17:26:53 02/03/06 Fri

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