The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea
A band of savage thirteen-year-old boys reject the adult world as illusory, hypocritical, and sentimental, and train themselves in a brutal callousness they call 'objectivity'. When the mother of one of them begins an affair with a ship's officer, he and his friends idealise the man at first; but it is not long before they conclude that he is in fact soft and romantic. They regard this disallusionment as an act of betrayal on his part - and the retribution is deliberate and horrifying.
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Review: The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the SeaUser Review - Aurelie - Goodreads
This is a mindfuck. I am blown away by this book, I've never read something as obscure and demented and wonderful as this one. The ending. Holy hell the ending. Thats all I can say really. It's one of ... Read full review
Review: The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the SeaUser Review - Andrew - Goodreads
How does Mishima do it, I kept asking myself, the same way I keep asking myself whenever I read the bastard. Here we have a fundamentally good-hearted man, who travels the world, who falls in love ... Read full review