Fear and trembling /
"According to ancient Japanese protocol, foreigners deigning to approach the emperor were to adopt a tone of fear and trembling. Terror and self-abasement conveyed respect. Amelie, our well-intentioned and eager young Western heroine in this new novel by Amelie Nothomb, goes to Japan to spend a...
|Published:||New York : St. Martin's Press, 2001.|
|Edition:||First U.S. edition.|