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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Shusaku Endo's novel Silence is my favorite book. I've read his short stories in Stained Glass Elegies, which got kind of repetitive, and his novel Scandal, which had some similar themes, but was ... Read full review

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