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'Paper Houses': Loving one half of the country, detesting the other

Books Sep 21, 2019

'Paper Houses': Loving one half of the country, detesting the other

Author William Plomer came to Japan during the 1920s following the publication of "Turbott Wolfe." Hugely inspired by the country, in his later life he persuaded Benjamin Britten to watch a noh performance, inspiring him to write the opera "Curlew River," and publisher Jonathan ...