The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea

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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.

ISBN/EAN: 9780099284796
Author: Yukio Mishima
Publication Date: 11/03/1999
Product Type: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Publisher: Vintage

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