The Decay of the Angel

The Decay of the Angel - The Sea of Fertility : A Cycle of Four Novels

Paperback (01 Feb 2001) | English

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Synopsis

The dramatic climax of The Sea of Fertility tetraology takes place in the late 1960s. Honda, now an aged and wealthy man, discovers and adopts a sixteen-year-old orphan, Toru, as his heir, identifying him with the tragic protagonists of the three previous novels, each of whom died at the age of twenty. Honda raises and educates the boy, yet watches him, waiting.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780099284574
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Pub date:
DEWEY: 895.635
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Sales rank: 14226
Number of pages: 236
Weight: 190g
Height: 148mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 16mm