Sustained by dreams of glorious martyrdom, a seventeenth-century Purtuguese missionary in Japan administers to the outlawed Christians until Japanese authorities capture him and force him to watch the torture of his followers, promising to stop if he will renounce Christ.
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SilenceのBebeCherieさんの感想・レビューUser Review - BebeCherie - 読書メーター
I read this in Japanese when I was in college while I was still a seeker. I don't think I got what "silence" meant back then. It was worth reading, having faith more than 30 years, I think I could understand better of those Portugues missionaries' faith. Read full review
Review: SilenceUser Review - Stephen - Goodreads
A tough one to recommend, how, I don't know, but here it goes: The defining moment of this tragedy comes early on. The story sets itself up as a world without escape, not even into the imagination ... Read full review