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The Sailor who Fell from Grace with the Sea By Yukio Mishima

The Sailor who Fell from Grace with the Sea
by Yukio Mishima

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When the mother of one of them begins an affair with a ship's officer, he and his friends idealize the man at first; but it is not long before they conclude that he is in fact soft and romantic. This book tells of a band of savage thirteen-year-old boys who reject the adult world and train themselves in a brutal callousness they call 'ojectivity'.
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The Sailor who Fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima

"The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea" tells of a band of savage thirteen-year-old boys who reject the adult world as illusory, hypocritical, and sentimental, and train themselves in a brutal callousness they call 'ojectivity'. When the mother of one of them begins an affair with a ship's officer, he and his friends idealize the man at first; but it is not long before they conclude that he is in fact soft and romantic. They regard their disappointment in him as an act of betrayal on his part and react violently.

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About Yukio Mishima


Yukio Mishima wrote countless stories and thirty-three plays, in some of which he acted. After Mishima conceived the idea of The Sea of Fertility in 1964, he frequently said he would die when it was completed. On November 25th, 1970, the day he finished The Decay of the Angel, the last novel of the cycle, Mishima committed seppuku (ritual suicide) at the age of 45.

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GOR001735997
The Sailor who Fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2006-08-03
192
0099492695
9780099492696
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.