By Saiichi Maruya,Dennis Keene
First released in eastern in 1966, the debut novel of the significantly acclaimed writer of Singular Rebellion is an strange portrait of a deeply taboo topic in twentieth-century jap society: resistance to the draft in global struggle II. In 1940 Shokichi Hamada is a conscientious objector who dodges army carrier by means of easily disappearing from society, taking to the rustic as an itinerant peddler by way of the identify of Sugiura till the tip of the battle in 1945. In 1965, Hamada works as a clerk at a conservative collage, his conflict resistance a gloomy mystery of the prior that present-day occasions strength into the sunshine, confronting him with unforeseen results of his refusal to comply 20 years earlier.
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Grass For My Pillow (Modern Asian Literature (Hardcover)) by Saiichi Maruya,Dennis Keene