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Silence • Shusaku Endo

Endo’s Silence: the Grim Japanese Novel behind Martin Scorsese’s New Film

Reviewed by Eric Mader

The first Christian missionaries arrived in Japan in 1549. By 1583, an estimated 200,000 Japanese, from both the upper classes and the peasantry, had converted to the new faith, convincing the Catholic Jesuits who had started the […]

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