Silence

  • Type: Books
  • By: Shūsaku Endō
  • Age Category: Adults
  • Genre: Historical Fiction
  • Recommended by: Evelina A.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9781250082275
  • Check Catalog

Regarded as the author’s masterpiece, this novel is a must read

In this powerful novel, the author tells the story of a seventeenth-century Portuguese priest in Japan at the peak of persecution of the small Christian community. He wants to learn about his former teacher, who he believes renounced his faith after being captured and tortured. This is a fascinating story, filled with passion, drama and hope.