The Sound of Waves

The Sound of Waves

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 11/03/1999
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'A work of art...altogether a joyous and lovely thing' New York Times

Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love.

It tells of Shinji, a young fisherman and Hatsue, the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village. Shinji is entranced at the sight of Hatsue in the twilight on the beach and they fall in love. When the villagers' gossip threatens to divide them, Shinki must risk his life to prove his worth.

'A sunny masterpiece' Los Angeles Times

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099289982
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Weight: 140g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 12 mm

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The Sound of Waves
A simple story told beautifully with mesmerizing scenic visuals that linger in your mind like a vivid dream
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The Sound of Waves
Simple love story beautifully written
Love story featuring a young fisherman Shinji and his first meeting with Hatsue the daughter of the richest man on the Japanese Island who wants only the b... READ MORE
Neil Challis @Windsor