The Silent Cry

Author: Kenzaburo Oe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781781255650

Category:

Page: 288

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It is the 1960s and the Nedokoro brothers have long-since left their family home in a remote forested valley on Shikoku, in the south of Japan: Mitsusaburo for Tokyo to work as a translator and English professor; his younger brother Takashi for the United States, to atone for his part in anti-American student protests. Takashi's return to Japan coincides with a local Korean supermarket magnate's offer to buy the brothers' ancestral storehouse, pitting Mitsusaburo and Takashi against one another and dredging up family histories perhaps best forgotten.Oe's dark masterpiece of family psychology is the most important Japanese novel of the post-war period and a strange, unsettling tale of how the call of blood and history echoes down the generations.

The Silent Cry

Author: Kenzaburo Oe

Publisher: Serpent's Tail

ISBN: 1847657737

Category: Fiction

Page: 274

View: 7328


In Oe's masterpiece of the human condition and family psychology, estranged brothers Mitsusaburo and Takashi have long since left their family home in a remote forested valley on Shikoku, in the south of Japan: Mitsusaburo for work in Tokyo; his younger brother Takashi for the United States, to atone for his part in anti-American student protests. Takashi's return to Japan coincides with a local Korean supermarket magnate's offer to buy the brothers' ancestral storehouse, pitting the brothers against one another and dredging up family histories best forgotten. The Silent Cry is the most important Japanese novel of the post-war period and a strange, unsettling tale of how the call of blood and history echoes down the generations.

The Silent Cry

Author: Cathy Glass

Publisher: HarperElement

ISBN: 9780008153717

Category: Children of mentally ill mothers

Page: 320

View: 8695


The heartbreaking true story of a young, troubled mother who needed help. The sixteenth fostering memoir by Cathy Glass. It is the first time Laura has been out since the birth of her baby when Cathy sees her in the school playground. A joyful occasion but Cathy has the feeling something is wrong. By the time she discovers what it is, it is too late. This is the true story of Laura whose life touches Cathy's in a way she could never have foreseen. It is also the true stories of little Darrel, Samson and Hayley who she fosters when their parents need help. Some stories can have a happy ending and others cannot, but as a foster carer Cathy can only do her best.

The Silent Cry

Author: Dorothee Sölle

Publisher: Fortress Press

ISBN: 9781451407082

Category: Religion

Page: 325

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Today, a kind of Rdemocratized mysticismS of those without much religious background flourishes. This mystical experience is not drawn so much of the tradition as out of contemporary experiences. In that sense, each of us is a mystic, and Soelle's work seeks to give theological depth, clarity and direction. This work conveys Soelle's deep religious knowledge and wisdom with her passion for social justice.

The Silent Cry

Author: Stephen Wilson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781449035273

Category: Poetry

Page: 72

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This book is a collection of an extraordinary honest collection of poems highlighting self harm and depression and the struggle to cope with the feeling attached with the conditions. It chronicles some of the feelings and thoughts that have gone through the authors mind during his darkest days. These poems are a reflective period to put them out in the open to help others and inspire them to air their thoughts poetry. This book is written to support the charity that has been formed to help those sufferers of self harm and depression, The Silent Cry.

The Silent Cry

Author: Anne Perry

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 9780804117937

Category: Fiction

Page: 356

View: 7799


Victorian-era criminal investigator William Monk wonders if a respected solicitor general found dead in a London slum or his barely living son could be responsible for a series of rapes and beatings of local prostitutes. Reprint.