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Wonderful Fool

Wonderful Fool

2000 ·
·3.72·375 Ratings ·237 Pages
“ Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy. ” ― Rumi
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  • The Gate

    2005·
    ·3.95·605 Ratings
    One of the central masterpieces of 20th-century Japanese literature, The Gate describes the everyday world of the humble clerk Sosuke and his wife Oyone, living in quiet obscurity in a house at the bottom of a cliff. Seemingly cursed with the inability to
  • Deep River

    1994·
    ·3.92·1,421 Ratings
    In this moving novel, a group of Japanese tourists, each of whom is wrestling with his or her own demons, travels to the River Ganges on a pilgrimage of grace.
  • A Life of Jesus

    1989·
    ·3.8·283 Ratings
    A simple and powerful retelling of the life of Christ as seen through the eyes of a Japanese novelist.
  • Five by Endo

    2000·
    ·4.03·169 Ratings
    Five wonderful stories by the Japanese master. Winner of every major Japanese literary prize, his work translated around the globe, Shusaku Endo (1923-1996) is a great and unique figure in the literature of the twentient century. "Irrevocably enmeshed in
  • Scandal

    1986·
    ·3.67·551 Ratings
    Involves a famous Catholic writer whose comfortable life is shattered when a drunken woman crashes a reception in his honor, claiming that he frequents the red-light district of Tokyo and that his portrait is exhibited in a gallery there. The result: his
  • The Girl I Left Behind

    1995·
    ·3.79·220 Ratings
    An early novel written some 30 years ago, The Girl I Left Behind tells of the choices made by young adults who are learning who they are and what they want in life. Endo's compact, emotionally lacerating novel Silence is currently being made into a film b
  • Stained Glass Elegies

    1990·
    ·3.56·125 Ratings
    The arresting beauty of Shusaku Endo's fiction is best known in the West through his highly acclaimed novels The Samurai and Silence. His consummately wrought short stories, with their worlds of deep shadows and achieved clarity, are less familiar. The do
  • Volcano

    1992·
    ·3.41·113 Ratings
    From the author of Silence, this powerful novel of ideas is also a sensitive and moving depiction of the trials of old age, set in the central region of Japan.With two masterly portraits of two men who have lived their lives—both physically and metaphor
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