The Sailor Who Fell from Grace With the Sea : Vintage Classics Japanese Series Paperback / softback
Part of the Vintage Classic Japanese Series series
VINTAGE JAPANESE CLASSICS - five masterpieces of Japanese fiction in gorgeous new gift editions. 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 disillusionment as an act of betrayal on his part - and the retribution is deliberate and horrifying.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 144 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 03/10/2019
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781784875428