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Kiku's prayer : a novel

Author: Shūsaku Endō
Publisher: New York, NY : Columbia University Press, ©2013.
Series: Weatherhead books on Asia.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This translation is dedicated to the memory of Hondao Shun (1936-1997) a kind and gentle man who was nothing like his namesake in this novel."

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Genre/Form: Religious fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shūsaku Endō
ISBN: 9780231162821 0231162820 9780231530835 0231530838
OCLC Number: 794366432
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: "This translation is dedicated to the memory of Hondō Shun (1936-1997) a kind and gentle man who was nothing like his namesake in this novel."
Description: viii, 312 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsMitsu and KikuThe SearcherNagasakiThe Road Is LongThe Temple of the Southern BarbariansA Day of HopeSpiesBattles in the DarkThe ContestHeavy RainA Chance EncounterThe Setting of the SunThe ReunionSeparationThe CrowdTsuwanoMaruyamaThe Valley of PainTwo Kinds of LoveA Man Named ItoThe Blessed and the UnblessedOtome PassThe Third WinterSnow. And the Blessed MotherGoing HomeEpilogueBetween the Lines: Author's Afterword
Series Title: Weatherhead books on Asia.
Responsibility: Endo Shusaku ; translated by Van C. Gessel.

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A beautifully faithful and rich depiction of 19th century Japan. Book Junkie Joint 4/23/13 Deftly plotted and well researched, the novel is tinged with affection for Nagasaki -- Joseph S. O'Leary The Read more...

 
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