Memoirs of a Geisha

After reading I, Robot and watching Blade Runner I am taking a break from science fiction.  The next novel on the list that I plan on tackling is Memoirs of a Geisha, written by Arthur Golden, an American author.  The story is fictional, however Golden interviewed a retired geisha named Mineko Iwaski and several others.  Golden listed Mineko Iwaski as one of his sources, which infuriated her since there is a code of silence for former geishas and she thought her identity would not be revealed.  She actually received death threats.  All of this makes me quite curious about the novel.  What incidents and people does the book reveal that warranted death threats?  I’m about to find out.

About TBM

TB Markinson is an American who's recently returned to the US after a seven-year stint in the UK and Ireland. When she isn't writing, she's traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs in New England, or reading. Not necessarily in that order. Her novels have hit Amazon bestseller lists for lesbian fiction and lesbian romance. She cohosts the Lesbians Who Write Podcast (lesbianswhowrite.com) with Clare Lydon. TB also runs I Heart Lesfic (iheartlesfic.com), a place for authors and fans of lesfic to come together to celebrate lesbian fiction.
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