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Written during the s, this courageous work explores the intolerance and bigotry faced daily by Japan s largest minority group, the Burakumin The River with No Bridge

About the Author: Sue Sumii

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10 thoughts on “The River with No Bridge

  1. David David says:

    My friend, young Glaswegian in rural Japan, was teaching English as a foreign language every Tuesday evening to a small group of adults Scrabbling around for a topic to discuss in English, he settled on the experience of burakumin At the start of the class, he wrote the word across the blackboard and there was shock, there was horror, there was one old woman getting up to erase it All of the students refused to discuss burakumin.When he

  2. Alison Miller Alison Miller says:

    The story in this book was very engaging and left me wishing I could read the original in its original language So much is lost in translation, and if the translation left me wondering every time I read it, I wonder what the original would have invoked I was saddened to learn that out of the seven volumes that Sue Sumii wrote, only this first volume has been translated into English The characters, especially Koji, were easy to identify with

  3. Silvia Ania Silvia Ania says:

    Un affresco interessante della realt degli eta , gli intoccabili del Giappone, all inizio del 900 visto attraverso gli occhi di un bambino Non ci vengono risparmiati momenti tragici e alcuni passaggi hanno una grandissima forza Peccato per la lentezza della narrazione, che rende la lettura un po difficile.

  4. Hena Hena says:

    A bit heavy on emphasizing the mistreatment of the eta it read a bit like a moral lesson , but still very compelling I loved Seitaro and Koji, and their grandmother

  5. Leah Smith Leah Smith says:

    Read this in Japanese It is only the first of seven in the story.

  6. Bill Johnston Bill Johnston says:

    The River with No Bridge is the first volume in a series centering on a poor, outcaste family in Japan around 1910 Only the first volume is available in translation.If you re looking for a novel about the plight of those discriminated against, you might find this book long and rambling It contains a great deal of information about period poor, rural life as well as discrimination It slike a biography of the younger son of the family than a story with a

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