Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Japanese writer Endo (The Final Martyrs, 1994, etc.) continues his exploration of faith and anomie—in a deceptively simple and well-told story of spiritual inquiry that movingly explores all the big questions. The opening pages briefly introduce four people who will shortly, for varying reasons, join a Japanese tour-group travelling to India: Isobe, a businessman whose deceased wife, believing ... Read full review

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Deep River is a very well written book with timeless characters that everyone can relate to despite the differences in cultural background. I enjoyed reading it and thinking about the questions it brought up in my mind.

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too long did not read

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User Review  - Peter H. Fogtdal - Goodreads

A good novel from Japan about six disillusioned people going on a spiritual quest to Varanasi (Benares), the holy Indian city on the Ganges. It's a beautifully written book about how we all search for ... Read full review

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