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Thirst for Love
Thirst for Love | Yukio Mishima
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Etsuko, a young widow living in postwar Osaka, Japan, falls prey to the sexual advances of her father-in-law and becomes the victim of her compulsion to both love and hurt a young farm worker. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
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LeahBergen
Thirst for Love | Yukio Mishima
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Our two big charity book sales are back; the first ones since 2019. 👏👏

Here‘s a shot of some of today‘s finds (not shown: a few more Enid Blytons and some Ladybirds 🐞).

Leftcoastzen 👏😱Green Viragos! 3mo
Ruthiella Nice haul! 😍 3mo
mcctrish Charity book sales ❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
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Tamra Yay!! Cather 💕 3mo
BarbaraBB Quite a catch 🥰 3mo
batsy These are some great finds! The Viragos and those Blytons! 3mo
vivastory Muriel! 👏 👏 3mo
Cathythoughts Wow ! You did very well ❤️ 3mo
LeahBergen @Leftcoastzen I love to scan for that binding colour. 😆 3mo
LeahBergen @Ruthiella Thanks! 😘 3mo
LeahBergen @mcctrish They‘re the best! 3mo
LeahBergen @Tamra I‘m thinking to choose this one for my next pick in my IRL book club (maybe?). 😄 3mo
LeahBergen @BarbaraBB Thanks! 😘 3mo
LeahBergen @batsy I was quite excited about the Olivia Manning, after liking School For Love so much. 👍 3mo
LeahBergen @vivastory Yes! I already own two of the novels in this omnibus but I couldn‘t resist this nice little Everyman‘s edition. 3mo
LeahBergen @Cathythoughts Thanks! I‘ve sure missed these big sales. 😘 3mo
vivastory I don't hear The Only Problem mentioned very often. I might need to pick this up. The only one of these I own is Prime of Ms. Brodie 3mo
Moray_Reads I loved Matrix when I read it last year. Prefer the UK cover though 😉 3mo
Centique Great haul! I‘m so glad the book sales are back 😍 3mo
Tamra @LeahBergen oh yes! 3mo
MaureenMc I love used book sales! 🥰 3mo
andrew61 Great finds. 3mo
LeahBergen @vivastory The first of her books that I read was Memento Mori. I recommend! 3mo
LeahBergen @Moray_Reads I prefer it, too! Here in Canada we seem to have a mix of US and UK covers, dependent on the publishing house (I guess). 3mo
LeahBergen @Centique Thanks! 😘 3mo
LeahBergen @MaureenMc They‘re the best. 😆 3mo
LeahBergen @andrew61 Thanks! 😘 3mo
charl08 Nice haul! 3mo
CarolynM Some good reads there. I loved the Willow Farm books as a child - I read them several times. I didn‘t think The Children of Cherry Tree Farm was anywhere near as good 😂😂 3mo
LeahBergen @charl08 Thanks! 😊 3mo
LeahBergen @CarolynM 😆 Good to hear! This is actually a Blyton series that I never got to as a kid (damn, she was prolific!). I‘ll probably read these without reading Cherry Tree Farm first… but who knows? I may come across it before then. 3mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
Thirst for Love | Yukio Mishima
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On my TBR. The blurb says this is a dark, sensuous novel of obsession, torment and jealousy. After the death of her husband, Etsuko moves into the house of her father-in-law and lives with him as a couple but the relationship repulses her. There she becomes attracted to the man servant of the house, but he is oblivious to her interest. She is tormented with the unrequited sexual longing. She just wants him to #layallyourloveonne 😐
#ABBAinAugust

Reviewsbylola Sounds really good and I love the cover! 4y
Cinfhen Oooh, this sounds juicy!! 4y
emilyhaldi Wow this sounds 🔥🔥🔥🔥 4y
Mdargusch Wow. What a love triangle. 4y
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erzascarletbookgasm
Thirst for Love | Yukio Mishima
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Love in different times & weather, love for a teacher, women who fell in love, long lasting love, and the need for love.
#HeyJune #allyouneedislove

GypsyKat Love it! ❤️ 4y
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