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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:   Print 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: Acknowledgments Mitsu and Kiku The Searcher Nagasaki The Road Is Long The Temple of the Southern Barbarians A Day of Hope Spies Battles in the Dark The Contest Heavy Rain A Chance Encounter The Setting of the Sun The Reunion Separation The Crowd Tsuwano Maruyama The Valley of Pain Two Kinds of Love A Man Named Ito The Blessed and the Unblessed Otome Pass The Third Winter Snow. And the Blessed Mother Going Home Epilogue Between 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 Deftly plotted and well researched, the novel is tinged with affection for Nagasaki -- Joseph S. O'Leary The Japan Read more...

 
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