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The final martyrs

Translated by Van C. Gessel

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Eleven stories by a cosmopolitan Japanese writer. The title story is on the persecution of Christians in Japan; Japanese in Warsaw is on pimping for tourists; Adieu, set in France, is on old age; and Shadows is a young man’s cry from the heart when his role model, a Spanish priest, abandons the church for a woman. By the author of The Golden Country.

japanese title: Saigo no junkyosha
notes: Japanese title: Saigo no junkyosha. Contents: The final martyrs, Shadows, A fifty-year-old man, Adieu, Heading home, Japanese in Warsaw, Life, A sixty-year-old man, The last supper, A woman called Shizu, The box. Introduction by Caryl Phillips.
subjects: Short stories, Japanese
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780811212724
OCLC number: 695022548
publisher: New Directions, 1994, 2009
publication place: New York
english publication date: 1994
document type: Book
description: 199 S ; 21 cm.