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Kiku's Prayer : a Novel.

Author: Shusaku Endo; Van C Gessel
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2013.
Series: Weatherhead books on Asia.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Endo, Shusaku.
Kiku's Prayer : A Novel.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shusaku Endo; Van C Gessel
ISBN: 9780231530835 0231530838
OCLC Number: 824451423
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Description: 1 online resource (329 pages).
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Mitsu and Kiku --
Searcher --
Nagasaki --
Road Is Long --
Temple of the Southern Barbarians --
Day of Hope --
Spies --
Battles in the Dark --
Contest --
Heavy Rain --
Chance Encounter --
Setting of the Sun --
Reunion --
Separation --
Crowd --
Tsuwano --
Maruyama --
Valley of Pain --
Two Kinds of Love --
Man Named Ito --
Blessed and the Unblessed --
Otome Pass --
Third Winter --
Snow. And the Blessed Mother --
Going Home.
Series Title: Weatherhead books on Asia.
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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."  Read more...

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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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