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The Sound of Waves - Yukio Mishima, Meredith Weatherby
The Sound of Waves
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Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love. A young fisherman is entranced at the sight of the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village. They fall in love, but must then endure the calumny and gossip of the villagers.
Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love. A young fisherman is entranced at the sight of the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village. They fall in love, but must then endure the calumny and gossip of the villagers.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679752684 (0679752684)
ASIN: 679752684
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Julian Meynell's Books
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3.5 Mishima's The Sound of Waves
Like most of the Japanese fiction that I have read this is delicate and precise. As such you have to read it slowly and absorb it carefully.It is really a very simple love story and basically a novella rather than a novel, at least in form if not technically. The characterization is extremely wel...
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the terror of whatever rated it
3.0
Very nice. Maybe "YA" just means universally relatable themes. Love, relationship with nature, the importance of patience and listening. I liked this.
kerry
kerry rated it
A sweet and simple love story, emphasis on the word simple. It was a nice read, but I was expecting a bit more, taking into account that Mishima was considered Japan's Steinbeck. I was also a bit disappointed that he spend more time elaborating about Shinji's time on the boat instead of the pearl di...
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