In Kawabata's footsteps to 'Snow Country'

Travel Jan 3, 2015

In Kawabata's footsteps to 'Snow Country'

by Dan Asenlund

"The train came out of the long tunnel into the snow country." Few opening lines in the canon of domestic literature match that of Yasunari Kawabata's "Snow Country" in terms of fame. Pretty much every Japanese person knows it by heart having memorized it ...