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Endō, Shūsaku 1923-1996

Overview
Works: 966 works in 3,076 publications in 12 languages and 25,476 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Religious fiction  Biography  Drama  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction 
Roles: Correspondent, Editor
Classifications: PL849.N4, 895.635
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Most widely held works by Shūsaku Endō
Silence by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
63 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,222 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 )
86 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 2,017 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 )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,305 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 )
28 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in English and held by 1,012 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 )
25 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wonderful fool : a novel by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
27 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 980 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 )
18 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volcano : a novel by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
20 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 781 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 752 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 606 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 golden country; a play by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
15 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The events described in this exciting and provocative three-act play, a companion piece to Endo's highly acclaimed novel Silence, take place in 1633, nearly a hundred years after Christianity was introduced into Japan. By this time, Japanese Christians were being cruelly persecuted by the government; every Christian searched out was made to apostatize or suffer a slow, agonizing death. The central character of The Golden Country is Father Christopher Ferreira, a Portuguese Jesuit missionary. Given shelter by a Christian farming community, everyone looks to him for help, including one of his ch
The girl I left behind by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 511 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
Chinmoku by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
37 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Endō Shūsaku bungaku zenshū by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
39 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Song of sadness by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Umi to dokuyaku by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
47 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final martyrs by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 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
Foreign studies by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Iesu no shōgai by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
16 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Christ
Shiroi hito ; Kiiroi hito by Shūsaku Endō ( Book )
27 editions published between 1950 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 69 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
Languages
English (357)
Japanese (220)
Spanish (23)
French (12)
German (5)
Chinese (5)
Italian (3)
Russian (2)
Danish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Indonesian (1)
Finnish (1)
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