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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea

The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea
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Description: Yukio Mishima’s The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea explores the vicious nature of youth that is sometimes mistaken for innocence.   Thirteen-year-old Noboru is a member of a gang of highly philosophical teenage boys who reject the tenets of the adult world — to them, adult life is illusory, hypocritical, and sentimental. When Noboru’s widowed mother is romanced by Ryuji, a sailor, Noboru is thrilled. He idolizes this rugged man of the sea as a hero. But his admiration soon turns to hatred, as Ryuji forsakes life onboard the ship for marriage, rejecting everything Noboru holds sacred. Upset and appalled, he and ... (more)
Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 31 May 1994
ISBN-10 : 0679750150 | ISBN-13: 9780679750154
Tags: Japanese Lit (1), Japan (1), Library (1), Olympic Challenge (1), 2006 Books (1)
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