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VINTAGE JAPANESE CLASSICS – following on from the success of Vintage Russian Classics and European Classics, these are covetable new editions of the best Japanese writers on the Vintage list

THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM GRACE WITH THE SEA tells of a band of savage thirteen-year-old boys who reject the adult world as illusory, hypocritical, and sentimental, and train themselves in a brutal callousness they call 'ojectivity'. When the mother of one of them begins an affair with a ship's officer, he and his friends idealise the man at first; but it is not long before they conclude that he is in fact soft and romantic. They regard their disappointment in him as an act of betrayal on his part and react violently.

Formats & editions

  • EBook

    9781407054117

    July 1, 2010

    Vintage Digital

    144 pages

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  • The Sailor Who Fell from Grace With the Sea
    Yukio Mishima

    Paperback

    9781784875428

    December 3, 2019

    Vintage Classics

    192 pages

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  • The Sailor who Fell from Grace with the Sea
    Yukio Mishima

    Paperback

    9780099284796

    March 3, 2000

    Vintage Classics

    192 pages

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    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • Fishpond
    • The Nile
    Or

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