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The Special Quality of Hell

Yukio Mishima’s Seppuku

Photo by the BBC

“Perfect purity is possible if you turn your life into a line of poetry written with a splash of blood.”

Yukio Mishima

Yukio Mishima was born as Kimitake Hiraoka in 1925. Also known as the “Japanese Hemingway,” Mishima was arguably the best known Japanese author of the twentieth century. Many of his works were translated…

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