Scandal by Shusaku Endo
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Scandal
By Shusaku Endo

Scandal

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Scandal by Shusaku Endo

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Suguro is an eminent Catholic novelist, respectably married and on the cusp of old age. So when a drunken woman approaches him at an awards ceremony claiming to know him from his regular visits to Tokyo's red-light district, she must surely be mistaken. Yet with more sightings reported and a malicious journalist trying to expose him as a fraud, Suguro is forced to take a terrible journey into the city's seedy heart - and to confront his own long repressed desires. The Peter Owen Modern Classics makes available the finest work from an unrivalled international fiction backlist which includes Jean Cocteau, Shusaku Endo, Anna Kavan, Hermann Hesse and other stellar names of twentieth century literature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780720612417
ISBN-10: 0720612411
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Peter Owen Publishers
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
Publish Date: 10-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Shusaku Endo

SHUSAKU ENDO is widely regarded as one of the greatest Japanese authors of the late twentieth century. Born in 1923, he won many major literary awards and was nominated for the Nobel Prize several times. His novels, which have been translated into twenty-eight languages, include The Sea and Poison, Wonderful Fool, Deep River and Silence. He died in 1996.

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