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The Sound of Waves Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love It tells of Shinji, a young fisherman and Hatsue, the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village Shinji is entranced at the sight of Hatsue in the twilight on the beach and they fall in love When the villagers gossip threatens to divide them, Shinji must risk his life to prove his worth

10 thoughts on “The Sound of Waves

  1. Jim Fonseca Jim Fonseca says:

    I ve read a half dozen novels by this Japanese author All have been dark, focused on planning secret rebellions, a planned murder, ritual suicide, death and reincarnation The author himself headed up a ritualistic right wing group and ended up committing ritual suicide So imagine my surprise to find I m reading a book abou

  2. Steven Godin Steven Godin says:

    The first couple of times I read Mishima, he left me feeling a little cold, and I wasn t in any rush to return to him But return to him I did, after picking up this in a charity bookstore recently And this simple tale of boy meets girl easily eclipsed the other Mishima books I d read It is, in all intents and purposes, a li

  3. Jr Bacdayan Jr Bacdayan says:

    The fresh morning breeze blows through your face, the sun is rising in the far horizon An early ray of sunlight catches your vision and you feel temporarily overwhelmed by the gentle brightness of its glare but you welcome the comforting warmth caressing your skin The chirping of morning birds and the steady buzzing of insec

  4. Algernon (Darth Anyan) Algernon (Darth Anyan) says:

    You must remember thisA kiss is still a kissA sigh is just a sighThe fundamental things applyAs time goes by The most enduring stories are often very simple Boy meets girl, they like each other, the world conspires to drive them apart, they remain faithful to each other and, in the end, they may be reunited or forever alone H

  5. Mariel Mariel says:

    I m probably crazy and am imagining a considering feeling between Yukio Mishima and me I m feeling like he s a kindred spirit kind of author who wants the same kinds of things that I wanted Past tense, I mean For him, not me I want Pretend I m not crazy What if The Sound of Waves was a beautiful story about young love between

  6. Jola Jola says:

    FROM HEALTHY SLUMBER TO TYPHOONWhen anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused Rainer Maria RilkeMy city, Lublin, is situatedthan six hundred kilometres from

  7. Liz* Fashionably Late Liz* Fashionably Late says:

    Kinda BR with Lau and Shii PBut the strange way in which love can torture the heart with desire was no longer a novel thing for himMishima was a peculiar author and his uniqueness is reflected in Shinji and Hatsue s love story You can expect Mishima s commitment to the island with detailed, aesthetic descriptions just as much as

  8. Cheryl Cheryl says:

    Clearly, breasts fascinated Mishima Now that we ve established this or rather he did through a couple of scenes and descriptions This is a story that embraces modern sexuality and teenage angst, a love story involving a young fisherman, Shinji, and a rich man s daughter named Hatsue Where there is love, there is rivalry, for Shin

  9. Gabrielle Gabrielle says:

    More like 4 and a half stars.My introduction to Yukio Mishima s work a couple of years ago left a lasting impression the prose, even translated, was intoxicating, the characters tragically real and the setting perfectly captured A friend especially recommended I read The Sound of Waves next This is a short book that contains a fam

  10. Loretta Loretta says:

    This was an endearing book about how a boy meets a girl It reminded me of Romeo and Juliet a bit although with a much happier ending This was an endearing book about how a boy meets a girl It reminded me of Romeo and Juliet a bit although with a much happier ending

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