A 35 star book reading this 11 story the final martyrs by shusaku endo i think should be a delight for those endo newcomers due to its each storys appropriate length and fine translation by dr van c gessel as approved by his published six translations of endos works. Final martyrs is a collection of short stories on a variety of themes all of them very human and very much in endos usual style and focus the short stories are notable for their indebtedness to endos life. Best known in the west as the author of the novel silence 1969 currently being filmed by martin scorsese shusaku endo has in this collection reaffirmed his position as a master of the short . The final martyrs begins with the title story that would become endos novel silence currently being made into a film by martin scorsese starring daniel day lewis it is a story about the 18th century shogunate persecution of christians in japan. The final martyrs shusaku endo author van c gessel translator new directions publishing corporation 2195 199p isbn 978 0 8112 1272 4 more by and about this author other books
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