Even the Mountains: Five Years in a Japanese Village


Even the Mountains is a vivid account of life in a rural Japanese village as experienced by Irish poet, writer and musician, Sean O’Connor.

For five years Sean lived in a traditional Japanese house in the village of Yuzuri, Akaiwa-Shi, in Okayama. In this, his second solo collection, he uses prose and haiku poems to build a picture of Japanese culture in everyday life.

This book is in a paperback format and measures 14.8 x 21 cm.



  • Dimensions: 14.8 x 21 cm
  • Author: Sean O’Connor
  • Publisher:  Alba Publishing (2017)
  • Pages: 92
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781910185605