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Book Review: The Samurai by Shusaku Endo

Last night I watched the movie “The Last Samurai” with Tom Cruise.  I have seen it several times.  I think it’s a great film and one of Tom Cruise’s best.  But if you are looking for the type of samurai … Continue reading

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Book Review: Silence by Shusaku Endo

The first novel by Shusaku Endo I read was “Scandal”, which he wrote late in his career.  It’s set in Tokyo, and is a surreal story of an aging writer discovering the underworld of extreme sex and at the same … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deep River by Shusaku Endo

While searching for the novel “Silence” by Shusaku Endo at the local library I came across one of his later novels, “Deep River”.  “Silence” is better-known and considered by many to be his masterpiece; Martin Scorsese is planning to film … Continue reading

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