Reiko had not kept a diary and was now denied the pleasure of assiduously rereading her record of th

Reiko had not kept a diary and was now denied …

Reiko had not kept a diary and was now denied the pleasure of assiduously rereading her record of the happiness of the past few months and consigning each page to the fire as she did so.- Death in Midsummer and Other Stories

Yukio Mishima