Set in eighteenth-century Japan, The Flower Mat unravels the story of a young bride born into a traditional family, groomed in the virtues of ideal womanhood, and finally tempered in tragedy brought about by political intrigue. Readers everywhere will find this a solid account of personal development and responsibility in the life of one Japanese woman.
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In 18th Century Japan, society was firmly bound by certain codes of conduct and the samurai were revered as protectors. Towards the end of the Tokugawa period, Ichi, a young woman from the family of a ... Read full review