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Deep river

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Publisher:
New Directons,
Pub. Date:
1994.
Language:
English
Description
The river is the Ganges, where a group of Japanese tourists converge: Isobe, grieving the death of the wife he ignored in life; Kiguchi, haunted by war-time memories of the Highway of Death in Burma; Numada, recovering from a critical illness; Mitsuko, a cynical woman struggling with inner emptiness; and, the butt of her cruel interest, Otsu, a failed seminarian for whom the figure on the cross is a god of many faces. In this novel, the renowned Japanese writer Shusaku Endo reaches his ultimate religious vision.
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9780811212892
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Grouping Title deep river
Grouping Author endō shūsaku
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-16 04:18:05AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-21 04:30:24AM

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display_description 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. Offers a religious vision combining Christian faith with Buddhist acceptance in the story of a group of Japanese tourists who converge at the Ganges River in India.
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subject_facet India -- Fiction, Japanese fiction -- India, Religious fiction
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title_full Deep river / Shusaku Endo ; translated by Van C. Gessel
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