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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 Jap. This was a melancholic book which I had some trouble connecting with despite its interesting depictions of Japanese culture What I did enjoy was the symbolism of the volcano linking it to human life The two protagnonists Jinpei and Father Durand were both pretty pathetic characters Jinpei was uite horrible to his wife and sons and was obsessed with the volcano Father Durand was relatively tyrannical too and spent most of the novel trying to prove that Japanese culture and Christianity were incompatible Not the best Japanese novel I ve ever read but it wasn t t
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Al work in Endo's oeuvre charts the conflicts between them which have explosive results This is the first paperback edition of one of Endo's greatest work. Shusako Endo was a Japanese Catholic at a time when Catholics represented less than 1% of Japan s population and he had a very hard time reconciling Catholicism and the traditional Japanese culture and religion Because of this and because Endo suffered from lung disease for much of his life the themes of serious illness and the uestion of whether or not the Japanese can be true practitioners of Catholicism are recurring themes in Endo s work Volcano deals with both of these themes and it s a rather depressing read What could be depressing that Cathol
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An With two masterly portraits of two men who have lived their lives both physically and metaphorically under the shadow of the Akadeke volcano this cruci.