|Author||: Ki No Tsurayuki|
|Publsiher||: Tuttle Publishing|
|Total Pages||: 128|
|Genre||: Biography & Autobiography|
|Rating||: 4.3/5 (63 downloads)|
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The Tosa Diary reveals the life of a traveler in tenth-century Japan whose journey lasted 55 days on a ship from Tosa, where Ki no Tsurayuki served as governor, to Kyoto. This engaging translation provides the modern reader with a fascinating look at ancient Japanese life and travel, and is written with an artless simplicity and quiet humor. Seasickness, grief, and pride are just a few of the emotions readers will feel as Tsurayuki's personalized account unravels. Complete with a detailed introduction and thorough translation notes, The Tosa Diary can be counted among those that are labeled Japanese classics.