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The Sea and Poison is the story of medical experiments carried out by vivisection upon American prisoners by Japanese doctors during World War II. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Steven Davis
The Sea and Poison is a short, dark physiological exploration of the motives and morals of the men and women who performed vivisections of B29 airmen at Fukuoka Imperial University... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Stretchkev
What would compel a man to dehumanize, torture, and murder his fellowman?
This is a question at the heart of Endo Shusaku’s painfully brilliant The Sea and Poison – my... Read more
Wow. Never seen this side of Japan before. It was interesting and scary at the same time. Couldn't put the book down.Published 12 months ago by Morenike
This was a good book, but not what I had expected from it...maybe I had different expectations. I read this believing it would have more to do with Japan's Unit 731, which during... Read morePublished on March 24, 2011 by Finagling Finagler
"The Sea and the Poison" is a low-key but very powerful novel set in Japan in World War II. In fewer than 200 pages of lean prose, the book explores the moral dynamics of group of... Read morePublished on August 31, 2008 by not me
Without once making specific or explicit reference to Catholicism, Shusaku Endo's membership in the Mystical Body of Christ is as clear as mountain water. Read morePublished on August 14, 2008 by Athanasius
SEA AND POISON by Shusaku Endo
Reading Shusaku Endo's Sea and Poison was such a delightful experience I was reluctant to close the book. Read more