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That, at least, was the feeling she had. And Mishima grabs hold of you, forces you to look.

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The insignificance and unworthiness of their coital activities alienated him farther from their world. Write a product review. She wondered if all eyes that endlessly scanned the horizon ,ar that way. Someday he would have an anchor tattooed on his chest.

If I were an amoeba, he thought, with an infinitesimal body, I could defeat ugliness. Fuskao, the only major female character, on the other hand was completely dis-appointing. He infuses some beauty even in cringe-worthy scenes.

Not only Noboru, the other characters are not gracla relatable either.

The biggest strength of the book, in my eyes, is the treatment of Noboru’s psychology. View all 16 comments. This is one sexy bludgeon of a book, like a geisha sporting top-of-the-line brass knuckles.

Why can’t she be feminine, and not be hollow at the same time? This group philosophy is coming into conflict with his more maruno inclination for adventure and discovery of unknown territories, illustrated in Noboru’s enthusiasm for everything related to shipping.


El Marino Que Perdio La Gracia del Mar

While it is dark, reading it I knew it was only a story. As it starts it, we think it might be a novel about burgeoning adolescent sexual discovery, as Fusako’s year-old ka, Noboru, discovers a peephole into his mother’s adjoining bedroom, well hidden in a cabinet inside the closet. I liked the prose of Grcia well enough, although not as much as Murakami or Kawabata may be due to the translationand I admired the way he mixed the contemporary story with the archetypal images of mother, son, wanderer.

But not all clouds have withdrawn yet; Storms await eagerly for his departure like vultures waiting on cliffs for their prey.

El marino que perdió la Gracia del mar

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. It is written economically, but there is lot to chew upon. Mishima, it seems, possessed the mastery to pull it off. The grace and honor of Ryuji which once was stronger like the sea wave and roaring like a majestic tigerhe thinks, now has become like a sea-foam abandoned on the shore and a cry of a kitten smacked against a log.

The focus then shifts to Ryuji, and over time we learn his backstory, and how Noboru’s interest in ships and maritime trivia lead to the eventual hookup of his mother and sailor.


He trembled a little out of vanity, as when he had first scaled the mast. His mother is the owner of a store that provides wealthy Japanese and expats expensive Western clothing and baubles.

Glory is bitter stuff. I’d never want what you’ve won, but you’ve won regardless. He was perfectly aware that he would leave her in a day, yet he was ready to die happily for her sake. Essential book in the Mishima world. But I find qye difficult to view the ideas in the book and Mishima’s life separately.

I’m having a hard time judging its actual degree of excess, but I enjoy excess, too, so. View all 6 comments. Like a ritual the outcome is preordained and known, but for those who fall under its spell there is no loss of power. The softness of her lips, her mouth so crimson in the darkness he could see it with closed eyes, so infinitely moist, a tepid coral sea, her restless tongue quivering like sea grass… in the dark rapture of all this was something directly linked to death.

And you do look: This was a disturbing yet compelling read.