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Silence

$29.99

By Shusaku Endo
Read by David Holt
ISBN: 978-1-59859-741-7
Category:
Unabridged - 7.75 hours - 8 CDs
Released: May 2010
Available in print from Audible.com

Recipient of the 1966 Tanizaki Prize, it has been called Endo’s supreme achievement” and “one of the twentieth century’s finest novels”. Considered controversial ever since its first publication, it tackles the thorniest religious issues of belief and faith head on. A novel of historical fiction, it is the story of a Jesuit missionary sent to seventeenth century Japan, who endured persecution that followed the defeat of the Shimbara Rebellion.

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