By: ENDO, Shusaku. GALLAGHER, Michael, trans. UNESCO Collection of Representative Works: Japanese Series).
Peter Owen, London, 1972, ISBN:0720601320:
Seller ID: 105046
ENDO, Shusaku. The Sea and Poison. A novel. Translated fromthe Japanese by Michael Gallagher. London: Peter Owen, (1972). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),1-167,(1). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the UNESCO Collection of Representative Works: Japanese Series. Originally published in 1956. "This powerful novel [...] describes the personal disintegration of a Japanese doctor who is obliged to participate in the vivisection ofprisoners of war. He remains obsessed by feelings of horror and guilt, rel iving his experiences as a young doctor in a wartime hospital. There, t... View More...