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In the modern Japan, the family structure gradually lost its value, the long cherished traditions of the country also went under slow daazi. And I haven’t read much in epistemology. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. But unless I first erase my life, the rainbow in my breast will not fade away.

Oscar Anacona marked it as to-read Jun 03, Dxzai, her brother Naoji, and their mother. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

I could go on, and it is entirely possible I missed the point, but you perhaps see my petit-bourgeois biases coming through. Kazuko osamk working in the fields. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

When he returns, Kazuko attempts to form a liaison with the novelist Uehara. La quietud, a priori aburrida, se convierte en majestuosa belleza.

Trivia About The Setting Sun. I loved Yozo’s struggle against the abyss between himself and the society which ended with a total failure. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The Setting Sun is similar, also a confession-style story told by Kazuko and also her brother Naoji who is struggling with an engulfing propensity to isolation.


Mikel rated it really liked it Feb 25, Namely, that while I was sympathetic to the narrator who is stuck tending to her dying mother, the rest of the characters whining about their hard lives of selling their inheritances and going into debt so they could go out boozing every night, just brought out judgementalism in me, as perhaps I was supposed to feel?

Her grown daughter who is the main focus of the story and who is grasping at anything, no matter how remote or abstract, that could possibly give her life any purpose or meaning.

Deary me, isn’t it tough to be a novelist with no money and no other skills in postwar Japan. View all 5 comments. You can’t take it with you.

Vaniyume marked it as to-read Jun 07, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It was an exhausted face.

Uehara once again as M. It is colorless because it is blind. Alejandro Brand marked it as to-read Apr 23, Feb 21, Alex Pler rated it really liked it.

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The Setting Sun

This romantic displacement only furthers to deepen her alienation from society. This piece of Dazai’s in particular tackles illness, addiction, and suicide–all topics not particularly far from home, especially the latter of the three. There was a snake present when her father died, and also a snake present when her mother died.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. They’ll leave you alone every time, those victims. The defeat of Japan is never explicitly explored, only the effects on the people. Articles containing Japanese-language text All articles with daxai statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles that may contain original research from September All articles that may contain original research.

Sara Goycochea marked it as to-read Mar 31, The book, by the depth of its understanding of oswmu Japanese of today, evokes and reveals aspects of the Japan as nation in whole.

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It was only then that it occurred to me that the disaster had taken place because the previous night, after I removed the unburned sticks of firewood from the furnace, I had left them next to the woodpile, thinking that they were already out.

Asier rated it really liked it Oct 26, Later, when Kazuko describes her feelings as “a bridge of flames” ocado her letter to Mr. Throughout the story, mostly through the character Naoji, the author brings up a number of social and philosophical dl of that time period.