Sailor Who Fell from Grace With the Sea: Vintage Classics Japanese Series [Mīkstie vāki]

  • Formāts: Paperback / softback, 144 pages, height x width x depth: 190x135x11 mm, weight: 132 g
  • Sērija : Vintage Classic Japanese Series
  • Izdošanas datums: 03-Oct-2019
  • Izdevniecība: Vintage Classics
  • ISBN-10: 1784875422
  • ISBN-13: 9781784875428
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  • Formāts: Paperback / softback, 144 pages, height x width x depth: 190x135x11 mm, weight: 132 g
  • Sērija : Vintage Classic Japanese Series
  • Izdošanas datums: 03-Oct-2019
  • Izdevniecība: Vintage Classics
  • ISBN-10: 1784875422
  • ISBN-13: 9781784875428
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VINTAGE JAPANESE CLASSICS - five masterpieces of Japanese fiction in gorgeous new gift editions. A band of savage thirteen-year-old boys reject the adult world as illusory, hypocritical, and sentimental, and train themselves in a brutal callousness they call 'objectivity'. When the mother of one of them begins an affair with a ship's officer, he and his friends idealise the man at first; but it is not long before they conclude that he is in fact soft and romantic. They regard this disillusionment as an act of betrayal on his part - and the retribution is deliberate and horrifying.

Recenzijas

Coolly exact with his characters and their honourable motives. His aim is to make the destruction of the sailor by his love seem as inevitable as the ocean * Guardian * Told with Mishima's fierce attention to naturalistic detail, the grisly tale becomes painfully convincing and yields a richness of psychological and mythic truth * Sunday Times * Explores the viciousness that lies beneath what we imagine to be innocence * Independent * Mishima's greatest novel, and one of the greatest of the past century * The Times *

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VINTAGE JAPANESE CLASSICS - following on from the success of Vintage Russian Classics and European Classics, these are covetable new editions of the best Japanese writers on the Vintage list
Yukio Mishima was born into a samurai family and imbued with the code of complete control over mind and body, and loyalty to the Emperor - the same code that produced the austerity and self-sacrifice of Zen. He wrote countless short stories and thirty-three plays, in some of which he acted. Several films have been made from his novels, including The Sound of Waves; Enjo, which was based on The Temple of the Golden Pavilion; and The Sailor Who Fell From Grace with the Sea. Among his other works are the novels Confessions of a Mask and Thirst For Love and the short-story collections Death in Midsummer and Acts of Worship. The Sea of Fertility tetralogy, however, is his masterpiece. After Mishima conceived the idea of The Sea of Fertility in 1964, he frequently said he would die when it was completed. On November 25th, 1970, the day he completed The Decay of the Angel, the last novel of the cycle, Mishima committed seppuku (ritual suicide) at the age of forty-five.