夏目礎石Natsume Soseki at Home

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Natsume Soseki’s home in which his daughter Fudeko was born on May 31, 1899, three years after Soseki had relocated to Kumamoto.

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Soseki and his wife Nakane Kyoko.

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Natsume Soseki lived with his wife and child in this home located by the Tsuboi river and surrounded by a lovely garden.

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 The property remains beautifully kept.

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Views of the house from the garden.

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 Standing in the garden.

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 Flowers in bloom in the garden today.

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Hoa vẫn nở trong vườn ngày hôm nay.

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IMG_2154Les fleurs fluerissent encore dans le jardin aujourd’hui.

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It was in this house in which Soseki’s first child and daughter, Fudeko, was born.

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  Fudeko is pictured here with her mother.

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Visiting the house, I could sense life breathing peacefully here.

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I understood how the serenity of this home could inspire a person to compose poetry, write prose and create new life.

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Soseki composing at his desk.

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Soseki’s view looking out into the garden.

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References:

Natsume Soseki Uchitsuboi Kyuko Museum

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