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Endō, Shūsaku 1923-1996

Overview
Works: 921 works in 3,110 publications in 22 languages and 25,851 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Religious fiction  Biography  Drama  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist
Classifications: PL849.N4, 895.635
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Most widely held works about Shūsaku Endō
 
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Silence by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

67 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a seventeenth-century Portuguese priest in Japan at the height of the persecution of the Christian community
The samurai : a novel by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

90 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 17th Century, a Japanese trade delegation travels to Mexico accompanied by Father Velasco, a Franciscan missionary acting as interpreter. On the way he converts them, using the argument that this will assure the success of their mission. It doesn't and on their return to Japan they are persecuted for their new faith
Deep river by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

55 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In India, four Japanese tourists converge on the River Ganges in search of absolution. The novel probes their consciences, from Isobe, grieving the death of the wife he ignored in life, to Kugachi, haunted by wartime memories of a man who saved his life by eating human flesh, then drank himself to death to forget. An analysis of the importance of religion
The sea and poison : a novel by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

82 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Suguru, a competent physician, serves his internship during the war in a hospital where senior staff are more interested in career-building than in healing
Scandal : a novel by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

39 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonderful fool : a novel by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

29 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wonderful Fool is the story of Gaston Bonaparte, a young Frenchman who visits Tokyo to stay wth his pen-friend Takamori. Gaston is a trusting person whose simple love for others remains even after they have demonstrated deceipt and betrayal, but his appearance and his behaviour prove a bitter disappointment and embarrassment to Takamori and his associates, as Gaston spends his time making friends with street children, stray dogs, prostitutes and gangsters. Endo charts his misadventures with irony, satire and humanity."--Cover
A life of Jesus by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volcano : a novel by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men - one a Japanese volcanologist, the other an unfrocked Catholic priest - both become obsessed with Akadake, a quiescent volcano either in its death throes or taking on renewed life
When I whistle : a novel by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

27 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A jaded businessman has a chance encounter with the doctor son of his best friend at school, Ozu, and memories are stirred of a former love interest of Ozu's, Aiko. The son of his friend proves to be contemptuous of the outmoded values of his father's world and ruthless in pursuit of success at his hospital. The story reaches a terrible climax when Aiko, now a middle-aged cancer-sufferer, is admitted to the hospital and Ozu leads the way in experimenting on her with dangerous drugs"--Amazon.com
Kiku's prayer a novel by Shūsaku Endō( )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endo Shusaku was a renowned twentieth-century Japanese author who wrote from the unusual perspective of being both Japanese and Catholic. His work is often compared to that of Graham Greene, who himself considered Endo one of the century's finest writers. A historical novel set in the turbulent period between the fall of the shogunate and the Meiji Restoration, Kiku's Prayer embodies themes central to Endo's work, including religion, modernization, and the endurance of the human spirit. In Japan, the book is considered one of his late masterpieces and has never before been translated into
The girl I left behind by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who caused a girl to fall in love with him by playing up his deformity, then seduced and abandoned her, is haunted by her memory. A study of the workings of conscience. By a Japanese Catholic writer, author of Silence
The golden country; a play by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinmoku by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

75 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a seventeenth-century Portuguese priest in Japan at the height of the persecution of the Christian community
Song of sadness by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in Japanese and English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foreign studies by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

32 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Endō Shūsaku bungaku zenshū by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

30 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final martyrs by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven stories by a cosmopolitan Japanese writer. The title story is on the persecution of Christians in Japan; Japanese in Warsaw is on pimping for tourists; Adieu, set in France, is on old age; and Shadows is a young man's cry from the heart when his role model, a Spanish priest, abandons the church for a woman. By the author of The Golden Country
Iesu no shōgai by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish translation of "Iesu no shōgai" a biography of Jesus Christ by the Japanese author
Shiroi hito ; Kiiroi hito by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

33 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obakasan by Shūsaku Endō( Book )

39 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
End-o Sh-usaku 1923-1996

Endo, Schusaku 1923-1996

Endo, Shusako 1923-1996

Endō, Shūsaku

Endō Shūsaku 1923-1996

Endo, Šjusaku

Endo, Sjusaku 1923-1996

Endou, Shuusaku 1923-1996

Korian Sennin

Sh-usaku, End-o 1923-1996

Shusako Endo.

Shūsaku, Endō

Shusaku, Endo 1923-

Shūsaku, Endō 1923-1996

Yüan-tʻeng, Chou-tso 1923-1996

Yuanteng, Zhouzuo 1923-1996

Эндо, Сюсаку 1923-1996

אנדו, שוסאקו 1923-1996

اندو، شوساكو، 1923-

شوساكو إندو، 1923-1996

エンドウ, シュウサク

エンドウ, シュウサク 1923-1996

コリアン センニン

狐狸庵仙人

狐狸庵山人

遠滕周作 1923-1996

遠藤 周作 1923-

遠藤 周作 1923-1996

遠藤周作

遠藤周作 1923-

遠藤周作 1923-1996

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The samurai : a novelDeep riverThe sea and poison : a novelScandal : a novelWonderful fool : a novelA life of JesusVolcano : a novelWhen I whistle : a novel