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The Sailor who Fell from Grace with the Sea - Vintage Quarterbound Classics

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  • 2024

  • Engelsk

A beautiful hardback edition of the great Japanese classic.
''Mishima''s greatest novel, and one of the greatest of the past century'' The Times
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.
A tale of youth and warped masculinity, rediscover the suspenseful and deeply ominous classic with this special edition.
''A page-turning novel...a timeless classic'' Independent
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