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The Silent Cry
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Kodansha Amer Inc
Publication date November 1, 1994
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780870112324
ISBN-10 0870112325
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $25.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Two brothers, Takashi and Mitsu, return from Tokyo to the village of their childhood. The selling of their family home leads them to an inescapable confrontation with their family history. Their attempt to escape the influence of the city ends in failure as they realize that its tentacles extend to everything in the countryside, including their own relationship. In 1994, Kenzaburo Oe was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Signalling out "The Silent Cry", the Nobel Committee stated that 'his poetic force creates an imagined world, where life and myth condense to form a disconcerting picture of the human predicament'. Kenzaburo Oe is one of the great writers of the century and "The Silent Cry" is his masterpiece.

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Hardcover
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from Kodansha Amer Inc (November 1, 1994)
9780870112324 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Two brothers, Takashi and Mitsu, return from Tokyo to the village of their childhood.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780802124784 Book cover for 9781852426026
 
from Grove Pr (June 7, 2016)
9780802124784 | details & prices | 464 pages | List price $16.00
from Serpents Tail (May 1, 1998); titled "Silent Cry"
9781852426026 | details & prices | List price $55.01

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