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User Review  - Dreesie - LibraryThing

In this novel Endo looks at the motives for several Japanese tourists to visit India. Their tour guide, a Japanese man who moved to India permanently after studying there, feels most come to visit ... Read full review

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User Review  - autleaves78 - LibraryThing

In this novel, Endo reminds us that the faces of God are many and possibly within each of us. He gently nudges the reader to question if it is a good idea to get locked down too tightly into any ... Read full review

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User Review  - cjyurkanin - LibraryThing

Another book I started with high hopes which failed to live up to my expectations. Endo's characters all end up seeming contrived and sometimes ridiculous in their actions and dialogue as the stories ... Read full review

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User Review  - xieouyang - LibraryThing

This is probably my favorite of the three of Endo's books I've read so far. It deals with similar religious issues he explores in the other two novels (I haven't looked what is the chronological order ... Read full review

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User Review  - CBJames - LibraryThing

This books was one of the strangest reading experiences I've had in a while. The story concerns a group of Japanese tourists, visiting Buddhist holy sites on a tour of India. It's a bit like one of ... Read full review

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User Review  - BALE - LibraryThing

Endo is a deep and passionate writer. The surface meaning of his novels defies his more profound intent. There is something beautifully lyrical about Endo's work that makes him among the top writers of our time. Read full review

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User Review  - hemlokgang - LibraryThing

This is the second Shusaku Endo novel I have read as part of a year long read of Endo's works on LibraryThing.com. Once again, Endo addresses the theme of religious belief. In this novel, a group of ... 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  - cait815 - LibraryThing

I can't think of a single adjective that would do justice to this book or the feelings that it evoked within me. Read full review


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