The Yellow Jar: Two Tales from Japanese Tradition, Volume 1
Introducing the delightfully precise and beautifully designed art of Patrick Atangan in a new series of adaptations of traditional Asian tales. This book, presents "The Yellow Jar" which centers around a simple fisherman and a beautiful maiden he takes as wife, after finding her in a magic jar. However, she is abducted by a demon warrior considerably more powerful than the simple fisherman. But the fisherman's resolve, even after many unsuccessful attempts to rescue her, does not flinch... In "Two Chrysanthemum Maidens", a monk is faced with two rather strange wild flowers in his carefully tended garden. They are wild and have planted themselves there at will. They are weeds but they are lovely like women.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - savageknight - LibraryThing
Right off the bat, I must admit that I am very impressed by the quality and type of books under the NBM banner. A niche market, perhaps, of presenting books like this, but definitely needed to counter ... Read full review
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Two wonderful stories with beautiful artwork. Read full review