Rated of 5
I first read Memoirs of a Geisha in year eight, now I am reviewing it for year twleve literature. Memoirs of a Geisha has to be one of the best novels I have ever read. I knew nothing of the world of a geisha when I first began reading, but was quickly prompted to do some extra research. I found that at times I lost the real world and was transported into the novel, and experience which I had never had before. The subtle elegance of description throughout the novel, drew me even closer a second time around.
I laughed, I cried, and at times grew very angry at Sayuri's situation. This is truly an excellent novel, Golden is to be commended.