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Wonderful Fool
by Shusaku Endo and Francis Mathy


Overview - Endo was runner-up for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1994. Here we meet the gentle, self-sacrificing French youth Gaston, whose trusting love of both people and animals makes all who meet him change their lives for the better. Gaston's adventures in modern Japan are presented as a kind of fable, yet with complete realism and keen social satire.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Endo was runner-up for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1994. Here we meet the gentle, self-sacrificing French youth Gaston, whose trusting love of both people and animals makes all who meet him change their lives for the better. Gaston's adventures in modern Japan are presented as a kind of fable, yet with complete realism and keen social satire. Endo's criticism of Japanese values and society is scathing.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780720613209
  • ISBN-10: 0720613205
  • Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
  • Publish Date: December 2008
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 7.2 x 5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds

Series: Peter Owen Modern Classics

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