Betrayal, Silence, & Waiting

In Silence, Shusaku Endo's novel about Jesuit missionaries in Japan during the 17th century, there comes a point where the story shifts abruptly from first person to third. At the end of Chapter 4, Kichijiro betrays Fr. Rodrigues and hands him over to his captors. The reader then finds a sudden switch from Rodrigues' points of … Continue reading Betrayal, Silence, & Waiting

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