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|February 7, 2003

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Wise and illuminating,&nbsp Rouse Up O Young Men of the New Age! &nbspis a masterpiece from one of the world's finest writers, Kenzaburo Oe - winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. K is a famous writer living in Tokyo with his wife and three children, one of…
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|January 23, 1994

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Kenzaburo Oe, the winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize for Literature, is internationally acclaimed as one of the most important and influential post-World War II writers, known for his powerful accounts of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and his own struggle to come…
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|December 31, 1993

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This novel offers a contemporary and explosive picture of the nuclear family, which pivots on the bizarre odyssey of a Japanese father and son.
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|June 13, 1996

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Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids recounts the exploits of 15 teenage reformatory boys evacuated in wartime to a remote mountain village where they are feared and detested by the local peasants. When plague breaks out, the villagers flee, blocking the boys inside the…
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|December 10, 2003

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The first new novel Oe has published since winning the Nobel Prize, Somersault is a magnificent story of the charisma of leaders, the danger of zealotry, and the mystery of faith. A decade before the story opens, two men referred to as the Patron and Guide of…
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|October 14, 2016

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Nobel Prize winner Kenzaburo Oe is internationally acclaimed for his groundbreaking, incisive examination of humanity's struggle through modernity. In Death by Water, his recurring protagonist and literary alter ego returns to his hometown village in search of a…
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|June 7, 1996

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Hiroshima Notes is a powerful statement on the Hiroshima bombing and its terrible legacy by the 1994 Nobel laureate for literature. Oe's account of the lives of the many victims of Hiroshima and the valiant efforts of those who cared for them, both immediately…
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|November 18, 2016

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The Silent Cry follows two brothers who return to their ancestral home, a village in densely forested Western Japan. After decades of separation, the reunited men are each preoccupied by their own personal crises. One brother grapples with the recent suicide of…
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|December 18, 1997

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A Quiet Life is an uncanny blend of the real with the imagined, of memoir with fiction. A Quiet Life is narrated by Ma-chan, a twenty-year-old woman. Her father is a famous and fascinating novelist; her older brother, though severely brain damaged, possesses an…
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|November 4, 2013

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Après son prix Nobel (1994), Ôe Kenzaburô avait annoncé son intention de ne plus écrire de fiction, mais il ne tarda guère à s'y remettre. Adieu, mon livre !, paru en 2005 au Japon, est centré sur la figure d'un écrivain vieillissant, Chôkô Kogito, un double…
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|November 10, 2014

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Ôe Kenzaburô est né en 1935 dans un village au milieu des forêts de l'île de Shikoku où passa son enfance. Il fera ensuite de brillantes études de lettres à l'université de Tokyo, en particulier de littérature française. En 1963, la naissance de son premier…
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|February 8, 2011

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Oe introduces Kogito Choko, a writer in his early sixties, as he rekindles a childhood friendship with his estranged brother-in-law, the renowned filmmaker Goro Hanawa. Goro sends Kogito a trunk of tapes he has recorded of reflections about their friendship, but…