The Molten Notebook

Mostly Asian classics, most of the time

Tale of the Bamboo Cutter (Taketori Monogatari)

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An old man breaks open a stalk of bamboo and finds a moon princess just three inches high.

So begins this 10th-century fairy tale, which follows the spirited Kaguya as she puts a throng of suitors to the craziest of tests. Read more

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Written by asianclassicsproject

April 27, 2007 at 8:49 pm

Posted in Japan

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