Silence (Picador Modern Classics)

Silence (Picador Modern Classics)

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Seventeenth-century Japan: Two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to a country hostile to their religion, where feudal lords force the faithful to publicly renounce their beliefs. Eventually captured and forced to watch their Japanese Christian brothers lay down their lives for their faith, the priests bear witness to unimaginable cruelties that test their own beliefs. Shusaku Endo is one of the most celebrated and well-known Japanese fiction writers of the twentieth century, and Silence is widely considered to be his great masterpiece.

ISBN: 9781250082244

Published Date: January 5, 2016

Publisher: Picador

Language: English

Page Count: 212

Size: 7.98" l x 5.54" w x 0.75"