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Wonderful Fool (Peter Owen Modern Classics)

by Shusaku Endo

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Peter Owen Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Asian - General,
  • Literary,
  • Classics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFrancis Mathy (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7861508M
    ISBN 10072061080X
    ISBN 109780720610802

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    Wonderful Fool: Another path breaking novel in his writing career is Wonderful Fool in which Shūsaku Endō portrays the character Gaston Bonaparte, inspired from Napoleon Bonaparte. The novel appeared first in the famous newspaper ‘Asahi Shinbun’ in It revolves around the main character Gaston, who visits his childhood pen friend in. 1) Description A) The Book The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima is thought of being one of Japan's many exceptional and irreplaceable contributions to the world of literature. This book was translated by John Nathan, and published by First Vintage International in .

    Wonderful Fool, heavily influenced by Christian doctrine, addresses the degeneration of Japanese society and the way moral issues are presented in the novel reflects this. In Wonderful Fool Shusaku Endo looks upon morality as the value system defined by the Bible, where Jesus Christ is regarded as the epitome show more content. "Wonderful Fool is the story of Gaston Bonaparte, a young Frenchman who visits Tokyo to stay wth his pen-friend Takamori. Gaston is a trusting person whose simple love for others remains even after they have demonstrated deceipt and betrayal, but his appearance and his behaviour prove a bitter disappointment and embarrassment to Takamori and his associates, as Gaston spends his time.


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Wonderful Fool is a remarkable parable of a simple man who suddenly appears in the lives of a brother and sister who are residents Wonderful Fool book Tokyo. Gaston Bonaparte, a physically large simplistic and seemingly naive visitor, wanders the city befriending prostitutes, a stray dog, a fortune teller and ultimately a dangerous gangster/5(17).

Before I began reading Wonderful Fool, I was a little lukewarm on modern Japanese literature. I have read the classics like The Tale of Genji, and other classical works, and also some modern-ish authors, as well as Endo's Silence. Wonderful Fool is certainly one of the best books in the modern Japanese literature pantheon/5.

Wonderful Fool is a remarkable parable of a simple man who suddenly appears in the lives of a brother and sister who are residents of Tokyo. Gaston Bonaparte, a physically large simplistic and seemingly naive visitor, wanders the city befriending prostitutes, a stray dog, a fortune teller and ultimately a dangerous gangster/5(17).

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Rumour has it that principal photography for director Martin Scorsese’s long-awaited adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s masterpiece Silence is now complete, and postproduction work continues. It seems likely that the film will premiere at Cannes in Wonderful Fool; Description; Specification; Gaston Bonaparte, a young Frenchman, visits Tokyo to stay with his pen-friend Takamori.

His appearance is a bitter disappointment to his new friends and his behaviour causes them acute embarrassment, in Endo's most satirical novel about the clash of cultures.

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