Waves: Two Short Novels

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Kodansha International, 1986 - Fiction - 171 pages
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User Review  - Marek Harok - Goodreads

The two stories are connected by big changes brought by waves of the war and waves of the sea. Both of the stories are about will to live, when it seems, there is no hope. Both of the stories are ... Read full review


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About the author (1986)

The son of middle-class landowners, Ibuse grew up in the country, for which he always retained a special feeling. While a student majoring in French literature, he published his first story and has since won almost every literary prize in Japan. His work is known for its eloquent use of dialect, irony, historical settings, and dry, sometimes dark humor.

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